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An editor's edition — this time from Sophie Atkinson, featuring Levenshulme recommendations, a cultural overview and little bits
Dear Millers — If imitation is the highest form of flattery, this isn’t a newsletter. No: it’s a 1500-word long compliment paid to my employer Joshi Herrmann, who first came up with the format idea of an “Editor’s edition” for members. If you missed this, it is a sort of compendium of what that person is reading and thinking about at the moment. His edition was nothing if not wide-ranging, covering everything from Manchester city centre’s distinct lack of European cafe-culture to a Gorton teacher’s efforts to establish an anti-racist academy.
Before you embark on my attempt to replicate his success (42 comments!!), please: keep your expectations measured. The imitation will be pale. The jokes may or may not all have punchlines. Joshi is away and I am holding the good ship Manchester Mill together by the skin of my teeth. Today I was 25 minutes into my commute before someone on the bus pointed out I was wearing my t-shirt inside out. Nevertheless, you would be remiss not to deploy my t…
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