Tag: Salford

Falcon Eagle Sea Hawk 2013

Avian Cull

The Tamworth Estate tower blocks lie within the borough of Trafford, even though they share the east side of Chorlton Road (B5218) with Manchester’s Hulme, M15. Their ‘brutalist’…

Blue Plaque at 62 Nelson Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock M13 9WP

Neglected Pankhurst Legacy

Definition of suffrage 1 [mass noun] the right to vote in political elections – Oxford Dictionaries Online Emmeline Pankhurst is considered to be one of the most important…

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Johann Kloos

Johann Kloos – Market Street “It’s a stream of ugly people coming towards you…” I first heard this song while I was photographing Hulme Hippodrome last November… Johann…

Portrait of Ann, , 1957

Lowry / warhoL

Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 – 1976) Andrew Warhola Jr. (1928 – 1987) I haven’t visited the galleries at The Lowry before, so I viewed the Warhol & The…

Danny Henry, Night & Day, Oldham Street, 1994/95

Danny Henry

Danny the Dancer is an unsung hero of the Manchester club scene; he’s been an inspiration on club dance-floors for decades, although he doesn’t go clubbing much these…

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Perrys

Concerning: ‘Perry Boys The Casual Gangs of Manchester and Salford’ by Ian Hough (2007) In the late 70s and early 80s, the Perry youth sub-culture co-existed with New…

L. S. Lowry - Man Lying On A Wall 1957

Matchstalk Men

I don’t like this song very much, but I think it made a big impact on people my age in the late 70s, in spite of being completely…

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The Smiths Salford Uni

It was the day after the damp squib Festival of the Tenth Summer concert at GMEX… what a contrast! We ordered a cab because we weren’t sure how…