Me and my 2CVs

Twice upon a time and long ago Sarah was the proud owner of two different 2CVs. Here, she tells us the story of the cars that still make her smile today. And she’s not necessarily done with them yet. “This little vehicle was my first car. Registration DNE 157Y, which means it was made in …

Imagine, Liverpool Central Library.

A post from Sarah, on today’s visit to Liverpool’s new library. * It’s Sunday, it’s the end of our seemingly endless heatwave, and finally cooler. Last night it rained. Lovely, heavy summer rain. It smelt divine. Today showers are forecast, and I’ve known it was going to be like this so am not planning on …

Heaven in a wildflower

To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. William Blake The second of this week’s posts about our stay on Ynys Gybi, at the tip of Anglesey. Now, even I know Anglesey’s good for …

Remembering George Henry Lee

At the weekend there was considerable interest here and on Twitter in my ramble around downtown Liverpool. A good number of people were particularly interested in the ‘fold in time’ photos of one of Liverpool’s most treasured department stores, just before it closed, back in 2016 (Having ended it’s days as a George Henry Lee/John …

The Pollen Loads of the Honey Bee

A post from Sarah, about honey bees.  Today, me and Ronnie spent the afternoon at The Bluecoat at a ‘show and tell’ event organised by Mr Seel’s Garden about the project they’ve been doing looking at how food has been grown in Liverpool in the past, and how that could inspire current communities in Liverpool who …

The Dartington Experiment

During our work with social enterprises and the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) we’d often hear talk of Dartington Hall. Gemma of Plot 44 had even been there as part of her own SSE programme a couple of years ago. We’d heard how important it had been as a centre for art throughout the 20th century, and …