One Day: A story of getting ready

Almost time for the ‘One Day: Photographing Liverpool’ course Jane MacNeil and I are running on Wednesday this week. So on a ┬ásunny Saturday morning it’s time for us both to get together in town and make our final preparations. All bookings in advance, here through Eventbrite. Book now I get on a 75 bus …

An ordinary Liverpool Saturday?

Sun out, camera in my hands, off out to photograph an ordinary Liverpool Saturday, conscious that it’s been ages since I did this. Having said last week that in future I’d only write about things I’d write about if I only had a year to live this is definitely one of them. Walking around where …

The Blackburn Rovers: Walking to Leeds, Section 7

Only six days after our last canal walk we set off to walk from Top Lock to Blackburn, the Blackburn Rovers, as we’re calling ourselves for today. Let’s go. Where we will, eventually, end today’s walk. We get the bus back to where we finished last week. Beginning a walk that will stretch us both, …

Walking Free: Liverpool

Walking free In the centre of my city On such a sunny day In such an awful week Is not to be taken lightly or for granted. The freedom to get the bus to town To buy my lunch And find a quiet place to eat it Getting lost in a wonderful book while I …

Walking Home: A meditation

In a troubled world the freedom to walk home & know it will be there is not to be taken lightly. It will soon be Christmas Day and many people are thinking of home. Walking home, sailing home, even flying home. Getting home come what may. So I’d already decided that for my Sunday walk …

Walking in Liverpool: Early Autumn

Now the heat of high summer has gently cooled these are perfect days for me, walking in early Autumn. One of the best views in Liverpool. From The Florrie, across the river to New Ferry, then across Wirral and the Dee to the hills of Wales. Beautiful. Art in Liverpool.com have this to say about …