Walking to Eldon Grove and Rotunda

Updated ┬áNovember 2016 The plans mentioned below for the restoration of Eldon Grove do now seem as if they will receive planning permission, despite the objections of many local people. The blocks of new flats around Eldon Grove that they are objecting to will still be built, though those to the front have now been […]

On Scotland Road: St Anthony’s

A look back a few years to a visit to a special place in Scotland Road. I┬álove it round here. Maybe because it’s the place where I feel I really first came alive, where I had my first proper job in the Benledi Street Housing office. Singing my wayhappily up the hill some days on […]

As time goes by: with Harry Nilsson on Roscommon Street

In which I walk the hills of North Liverpool, singing at the top of my voice! It’s very nearly a year now since I started buying LPs again and it’s going very well, thanks for asking. More new stuff is being put out on vinyl now it looks like it will outlast CDs, and recently […]

Talking about the Libraries

Like everywhere, we’re now having to look at closing libraries here in Liverpool. The time has come, as we’ve long known it would, to talk about the Libraries. So this post will not be a political rant. Long time readers will know that I don’t support or even believe in the need for such a […]