Hull might win Crap Towns, but Edinburgh could win Crap Developments

I’ve never been to Hull, but I do pity it. Whenever the latest  list of crap towns is compiled Hull is usually in there somewhere, and it even won in 2003. Described by The Idler as “a sad story of unemployment, teenage pregnancy, heroin addiction, crime, violence, and rampant self-neglect”, it’s hardly the sort of place you’d want to visit on a recommendation like that.

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