Announcing: The Mystery Literary Festival

We’re piecing it together now, The Mystery Literary Festival I wrote about on here a few weeks ago. A group of us have met and a couple of us in the group have then gone about talking to people. So we know when it will be now and soon we’ll be able to tell you …

For The Fun Of It?

I’ve always had an uneasy relationship with the word ‘fun.’ Although my general aim in life has always been to make the world a better, fairer and kinder place if I could, the talking up of ‘fun’ that often goes on amongst people with apparently similar aims has often looked like no fun at all. …

The Mystery Literary Festival: Soon

There is magic all around us. Stories waiting to be told. In every park & street the future is waiting. Listen, while I tell you a story called “The Mystery Literary Festival.” In Liverpool there is a park called The Mystery. No map will tell you where it is but everyone knows it’s called The …

Wood Works for Women

Next Wood Works for Women at Make Liverpool, 19th November, book here. One of the things I love doing best is walking around Liverpool discovering people who are doing interesting things that are adding to the sum total of human happiness and fairness round here. I’ve always written about these in a haphazard kind of …

The Story of the The Beautiful Parks

There is magic all around us. Stories waiting to be told. In every park & street the future is waiting. Listen, while I tell you a story. “In what would yet come to be looked back on as the early years of the 21st Century the people of Liverpool woke up to the beauty all …