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Now, the cake maiden is not known for her interest in football, but…

Even I recognised the significance of the man stood outside the betting shop in Levenshulme this morning, holding a copy of the paper, sports page out, bearing the legend ‘Champions!’, and grinning and gesticulating wildly.

‘Ah’, I thought to myself from my seat on the bus ‘Leicester City have done it then’.

On the way home, I spotted a handmade cardboard sign by a skip, also in Levenshulme, decrying the corrupt nature of the DHSS.

A day of polarities then.

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Hats for Cats

Hats for Cats

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A trade timeline

Ever since they started appearing about a year ago, I have been fascinated by a series of murals that have appeared in Levenshulme.

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Flowers

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Sweet shop

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Gallery

The area behind the boards on which they have been painted used to house two shops, which were closed and demolished a few years ago. Up until very recently, nothing has been done with the land and, slowly, plant life has started to re-colonise the area, a process you can see in these pictures.

Cinema

Cinema

Aquarium life

Swimming pool

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