My route (more or less).
As I followed the route I'd worked out, I was very pleased to spot this chap, who'd appeared in one of softfruit's recent posts:
Manchester is very much a mix of ages and styles of buildings. I wondered what this one had been, and what was going to replace it:
A little further along, I turned back to spot this mix of old and new, business and pleasure:
More contrasts on two busy junctions. Usually I prefer not to have people in the shots, but the cars and the homeless guys all add to the stories here:
Tib Street, which I remember as the home of New Aeon Books: