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Welcoming the world to Rusholme

One year ago   |   By Urban Sketchers

A teenage girl in her slippers drags a tiny dog on a red lead across the pedestrian crossing. A barber pops his head out of the salon door: “What's its name?” he shouts after the girl.
“Tommy,” she shouts above the traffic. He steps back inside the Kurdish Barbers, pulls his phone from his pocket and photographs the side of his customer's head.
I'm in Rusholme, an area of Manchester where I've been sketching the everyday for the last eight months or so. A couple of miles south on the same busy road as our 2016 symposium venue, this part of town is close to home for me.
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