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 …

Blue

I haven’t written as much about the doing of my PhD on here as I’d thought I might, having spent the majority of my recent days actually writing it. But here’s something about my day’s work yesterday that involved walking to a cathedral and sitting in there for a while as I read something. Reading …

Granby Street Market is back

Yes it is. Granby Street Market is back on Saturday 3rd July. On Granby Street in Liverpool 8 from 10:00 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon, or so. They’re the essentials and pretty much all you should need to know to get you here to welcome the Street Market back for its twelfth …

And breathe…

All through the long lockdowns of this last year this has been my secondary walk. Wider and longer than what got called my ‘permitted daily exercise’ early on in the pandemic. This one a circular walk of eight miles or so, done in all seasons, mostly alone and with only occasional and distanced company. Down …

From Granby: In the Winter Garden

It’s a very rainy early Saturday morning here in Liverpool on the kind of day where it looks like the rain’s not going to stop. Which will be good for the allotment garden where I spend so much of my time both writing and gardening these days, though I don’t think I’ll be going there …

Yesterday was perfectly lovely

Yesterday was perfectly lovely, a long day’s walking with an old friend. Talking through the last few years of each of our lives. How our loved ones are, and our loved things too. The places and ideas we’ve been putting our time into. Going on to the deep places where “And how are you in …