The Art of Sociology?

Some fieldnotes left here for me to think more about later. The sort of thing I’d always intended to use the academic section of the website for but haven’t much got around to so far. Linked to some thoughts about literature and good writing in the previous post on here. I’ve been thinking about sociology …

Playing With Fire: Lawrie Vause

I want to introduce Lawrie Vause here, an artist who lives in Liverpool 8 and who I met on Ducie Street in Granby a few weeks ago when I took the photographs that you see here of his work “Playing With Fire.” Lawrie’s now set off on a tour of nine English cities with his …

Sunday With Tulips

I had all kinds of walking and photographing planned for today, this Sunday of my birthday and so the kind of day that asks to be celebrated. Which in the event it has been, but not by very much going outside. I did get out early on to buy some bread but on the way …

Humanscapes: St John’s Market

After John and Yoko’s brilliant ‘Double Fantasy’ in the week it’s another holiday for me and I’m having a day out in town looking for Kiara Mohamed and her IndyBiennial18 exhibition ‘Humanscapes.’ Finding Kiara is going to take a little time, so on the way let’s have a look around the Lime Street/St John’s Market end …

John and Yoko: Double Fantasy

I am sat on a little purple stool at the John and Yoko ‘Double Fantasy’ Exhibition. I am not quite crying. I’ve been round the exhibition for the last half hour or so and I think it’s very beautiful. I think so. Though it was quite crowded. I would see it better on a quieter …

Kitty’s Launderette: A Work of Art

As you may well have gathered by now I think Kitty’s Launderette is currently one of the best new ideas in a city that’s getting increasingly good at new ideas. Myriam Lahnite’s collage. Coming from the streets and communities of Liverpool itself, for the most part, we’re shaping up much of our future from our …