‘Community Led’ – What it looks like

This post is by way of being a visual accompaniment to the words-only ‘Community Led’ post of the other day. In that post I talked about my views and experience of how community led change gets done and the demands it makes on all of us involved. Today I want to show you what it […]

‘Community Led’ – Moving beyond victims and heroes

If you walk where you’ve always walked you might think what you’ve always thought. So today I’ve been walking along streets where I don’t often go. And not to take photographs of them like I usually do on here, but because I needed to think. Because we all need time to go off and think […]

Homebaked in Anfield: The Community Land Trust

Community Land Trusts are more than a bit of a thing for me at the moment. Granby 4 Streets last week and every week. And now here we are in Homebaked in Anfield. You can’t possibly have been around this blog for long without knowing of my respect and admiration for the people of Anfield […]

How buildings learn: Evolving The Ev

In which views are exchanged and an idea is had. I’ve written before on here about one of my favourite architecture books ‘How buildings learn: What happens after they’re built’ by Stewart Brand. And I’ve been talking about it this week. Talking about it in our new Everyman with Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz and Executive […]

Don’t get too comfortable!

One of the comforts of living in Liverpool to the age I am is that during my lifetime I’ve seen many of the city’s ugliest buildings get both built and demolished. The past few years have witnessed the destructions of Foster House, Steers House, Paradise Street Bus Station and multi-storey car park and the Holiday […]