Liverpool Autumnal

A very long circular walk in autumn. Including a great number of beautiful leaves, Boaty MacBoatface being built, finding out the price of a pair of jeans and an update on progress at ┬áThe Welsh Streets. Good value I’d say. When I set off walking on this day, the last Sunday in October 2016, I […]

It’s 1957: Liverpool is 750 Years Old

This small book is a precious possession, found for me by my friend Daryl of the seriously great treasure house that is 69A in Renshaw Street, Liverpool. I’ll let the book explain itself.Well done you Corporation of Liverpool, the book is more than half good. Why so? Well it’s a book of two uneven halves. […]

The beauty of lists

I love a good list and am a sucker for articles and blog posts about ‘7 things to do this weekend’ or ’10 things we learned from…’ So imagine my delight when I started reading this list on SevenStreets called ’33 things we love about Liverpool right now.’ Some of the stuff I knew about […]

The Stranger in Liverpool

Where would you take a first-time visitor to Liverpool to show them the best of the city? Well if it were the early 19th Century you’d obviously reach for your trusty copy of ‘The Stranger in Liverpool’ for sound advice. This early guidebook to ┬áthe ‘Town of Liverpool and its environs’ assists me to this […]