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Year of the Horse


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Year of the Horse

28 Jan 2014 11:47PM   Views : 481 Unique : 358

So I was sat in the café at Marks and Spencer and discussing the paper lanterns all over Manchester. "It's the Chinese New Year," said the woman at the next table. "I don't know what year it is though." One minute later, the iPhone revealed that 2014 is the Year of the Horse. Yay for iPhones! Smile

This is what the lanterns looked like in St Ann's Square:

Even better back-lit I think:

Just off St Ann's Square is Barton Arcade, well worth a look for its splendid Victorian architecture:

I makes a great HDR shot, so take a tripod! I only had time for one straight shot today.

Another tip is go to the top floor of Waterstones. Browse the photography books and try the splendid café there for a morning bacon butty and coffee or tea! Now you know another of my little vices.....the morning breakfast offer. Wink

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