11 June 2003
Further to our feeling that the nomination of Liverpool to be European Capital of Culture 2008 was a retrograde step, a looking to the past: we are not alone. Before the decision was announced, Newcastle was full of posters in shop windows, declaring We're backing 2008. Newcastle is now full of posters declaring We're backing 1968. Well, quite.
© Chaz Brenchley 2003
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