I love these February days like today when the sky here in Northern Britain is blue and it’s clear spring is on its way. Though we’re not through all of the grey winter days yet.
And, cute wildlife alert:
Since publishing Dave Sinclair’s beautiful photographs of Liverpool in the 1980s on here the other week, I’ve thought a lot about the times and the politics I was involved in then and may well write more about it. For the moment I’m fascinated by the book and the constant reminders in it that ‘I was there’.
A lot of Dave Sinclair’s 1980s photos were of North Liverpool and the industries round the docks dying. And one day last week, a grey day this one, I was along the Dock Road there to see somewhere coming back to life and get inside somewhere I’ve long wanted to. The Stanley Dock.
And eventually ‘something so grand’ demands to be photographed as more than background.
Closed off for ages as derelict, or a potential site or a huge disco or somewhere for filming the Peaky Blinders TV series.