And here I’ll stay

One sunny morning earlier this week I caught the early ferry to Birkenhead to have coffee in a new place a couple of friends had recommended. Which is quite a city sort of thing to be able to say isn’t it? And another to add to the many reasons why I’ve always lived in this …

Holidays on the Wirral: New Ferry and Port Sunlight

The morning after my first holiday walk, to New Brighton and back home along the riverfront, I set off to the Wirral again, for another holiday in two currently very different places that are right next to each other. Beginning my day with another early morning start at Bold Street Coffee Before catching the cross-river …

Holidays on the Wirral: New Brighton

Right now is the time of the year when my blog post about “your holidays are not annual leave” usually gets a run out to encourage people not to leave those self-demeaning “out of office” messages on their office emails. Well this year is different. Offices have continued to have a bad pandemic, many people …

A Yorkshire River Journey

In this summer of continuing pandemic and therefore still nervous travel for many of us it’s been wonderful to be taken on a journey across Yorkshire with Petroc Trelawny on BBC Radio3. And as I write this early on a Friday morning I’m listening to Petroc who’s speaking from up inside the top of the …

From Wavertree to Walton: via Granby?

This might very well have never once occurred to you. But say you wanted to get from Wavertree, just by the Mystery, to a meeting in Granby and then to Walton to meet a friend, and you’d decided to walk all the way, how would you do it? Well as I say, it might never …