I thought of re writing it but decided to let it stand.
As my adopted city prepares for that concert today my thoughts are with London where I was born spent my youth and where many of my family live.
I won’t attempt to write about the terrible incident, which will be done during the day and into the week by people far more eloquent than me.
We are #Manchester ....# We Stand Together, and No Fear Here was painted on the wall in The Northern Quarter, and still people come to St Ann’s Square to lay flowers and pause for a moment’s quiet reflection.
Pictures; No Fear Here, May 2017 from the collection of Andrew Simpson, and in St Ann’s Square, May 2017, courtesy of Jt Thomas
*Originally posted in June 2017