This is not a guide book. This little book brings together past and present to offer a taste of Manchester. Learn more about the movers and shakers who shaped this fantastic city. The great and the good; the bad and the ugly. Small wonders, tall stories, TRIUMPH and tragedy BEST places - Worst Places Local lingo, architecture, green spaces, events, traditions, fact, fiction Origins, evolution, future written by a local who knows what makes Manchester tick.