Tag Archives: Manchester

The Early Cinema Queuing Nuisance

Snippets 193.  Looking at old newspaper articles, one thing that is often quite striking is how much resistance can be found to an idea that we now consider commonplace, but was unusual at the time.  One such example comes from … Continue reading

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Journals 3.2 – A Year Abroad by Willard C. George (Part 2)

This is the second part of my article on George’s journal.  For the first part, please see the entry posted on 15th June 2015. George offered his opinions as to the state of Ireland in general, attributing much of their … Continue reading

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Journals 1.2 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Ballard’s journal.  See the earlier entry from 14th May 2015 for the first part.  Ballard’s tour of the North of England continued with a visit to Manchester. Although he admired the … Continue reading

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