On The Outside

Exploring England #18

As we explored the streets of Manchester, I spent much of my time admiring the elaborate faรงades of the buildings. During the Industrial Revolution, the city was the centre of the nation’s textile industry and many of the buildings reflect the enormous wealth created by many but enjoyed by just a few. Luckily, these beautiful buildings can now be appreciated by everyone.

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ The Road Taken

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34 thoughts on “On The Outside

  1. The architecture here is amazing Carol. There really was a huge divide between rich and poor in those days and I couldn’t begin to imagine what it would have been like for those actually working in the textile industry. These are great shots.

      • Your sky really makes the pictures. It’s also amazing how you can get the whole building in one shot. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve got to get back and start in on my AU series. My friend Margaret and I sat down and went through my photos (not all 1,500 of them, but up to Ballarat). There are some excellent photos in the group. The flowers and the bridges in Melbourne. Some of the angle shots are amazing. I just have to get my act together! ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a great week. Talk about you all the time. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. I can’t seem to take to Manchester. Maybe I’m biased as a northern lass but I do prefer Leeds ๐Ÿ™‚ The number of beggars on the streets in both seems to be on the increase and I hate it. Great shapes though, Carol! I like your viewpoint because you’re not biased.

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