Friday, 30 November 2012
Skywatch Friday: Mr Blue Sky meets Mr Whitebeard, aka Zippy
The clock counting down to Christmas is ticking, like it or not, and the Manchester Christmas Markets are in full flow. A giant Father Christmas takes pride of place at the Town Hall, as he has done since the 1980s. The current incarnation is nicknamed Zippy as he bears more than a passing resemblance to the said character from Rainbow (look below!)... Visit other Skywatch Friday posts around the world.
You can read my latest guest post Mulling over some midwinter magic in Europe's north west at 4 Manchester Women for a brief history and overview of the festive Mancunian markets.