Granby: The Winter Garden Opens

This was well done by all. On the first day of spring, under a perfect blue sky that we could all see through the glass roof, the Granby Winter Garden was opened. Then later on, much later, under a full spring moon, the Granby Winter Garden was still open. It was that magical sort of […]

At the Invisible Wind Factory

In North Liverpool along the Dock Road a company of artists, scientists, engineers and musicians are conducting an Experiment. An Experiment in Invisible Wind. So, obviously I went to have a look. Due to the nature of the Experiment and the equipment involved we are instructed to turn off our phones and also to take […]

‘Without These Walls’

A film and a ghost mural┬átelling the story of Granton Road, North Liverpool. “We kept hearing the word ‘units’ about us. When these were not ‘units’ – they were people’s homes!” Jayne Lawless – Granton Road artist and story teller. In two linked posts about one day, Friday 8th April, I’m going to write about […]

In Blackpool: On The Left Coast

It doesn’t look like that early on this March afternoon as I arrive in Blackpool. But it’s still so very Blackpool though. Even on a damp Tuesday afternoon. Full of the memories of coming here all my life. Early days on the X61 Ribble Bus, before the 1965 blue Cortina arrived to bring us all […]