First, a note about Manchester I have always been inspired by this place. My first real experience of Manchester came when, as a young architect, I was working on the masterplan to rebuild the city after the other bomb in 1996. Nobody was killed, lots were injured. But I remember …

Look around you now. Which of your friends, family or colleagues look like they are thriving? Anyone? How do they carry themselves, what do they do, think and say. What makes these people different from those who are just surviving? It’s a question this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is …