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Stanley Park: A Liverpool Treasure

Stanley Park - 1I’ve walked through Stanley Park occasionally on this blog when I’ve been doing one of my general inspections of Liverpool but I’ve never stayed long enough to write a whole post about the place. In the bright winter sunshine of yesterday I decided to put that right.

I was born just along there by Everton's ground.

I was born just along there by Everton’s ground.

So Stanly Park was the first park I was ever brought to.

So Stanley Park was the first park I was ever brought to.

Later on I’d also walk across it frequently when, as a 12 year old, I began regularly going to Liverpool FC matches, usually on my own (it was a different world then). Continue reading

Waterloo: Such a special place


Waterloo01Most people come to Waterloo for one principal reason. To see artist Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ the two miles of iron men figures staring out to sea from here.

For the last few months though, I’ve been working with a group of people in Waterloo to build on the success of ‘Another Place’ and start showing people there are many reasons to stay a lot longer in Waterloo than the time it takes to look at the art.

We’ve made some films together which will soon be used as part of marketing the town to potential visitors. And you can see one of them at the end of this post.

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