The Small Matter of Democracy

It’s been a confusing week in politics. The Referendum and its European aftermath that I’ve already written about on here. Followed by the spectacle of our two main political parties choosing consecutive days to appear to tear themselves apart. No one I know was very surprised to see the Tories behaving so badly, but when …

One Day in Liverpool

Knowing this was likely to be an interestingly varied Wednesday, I decided I’d photograph my way around Liverpool and record what happened and who I met,  on one day late in April in 2016. The previous day, after a 27 year wait, we’ve had the findings of the Hillsborough Inquests into the deaths of the …

Wandering About: Walton and Orrell Park

When I left the house for a Friday Walk on an actual Friday I had, as so often, no idea where I was going. But walking round the corner I had an idea. The weather was dreich, to use a lovely Scottish word. Cold, rainy, overcast and dull. Kind of like I was in a cloud. …

Talking Liverpool: Welsh Streets and Homebaked

As you will have well gathered by now, I love to talk about Liverpool in all kinds of ways. The parts of the place, the theory and practice of the place, the many joys of my place, my home. So today I was up and out early for a day of Talking Liverpool. And we …

North Liverpool: What’s your Beautiful Idea then?

I wrote about this a few weeks ago when we launched the, well, idea. £600,000 raised and matched from a community car park on Priory Road near Liverpool FC’s stadium, to be reinvested straight back into good ideas for North Liverpool. Ideas that have to work as being socially good, as well as being good …

The Beautiful Ideas

How do we turn needs and ideas into sustainable enterprises for North Liverpool? As I mentioned in my previous post on here Thursday evening and Friday this week were all about North Liverpool for me. Working here with The Beautiful Ideas Co. It was great. After an afternoon on site at Granby 4 Streets I got …