Appreciating Perfection: The light and the shade of it

Thoughts from up by one of our cathedrals. Long morning’s lecture over I walk around in the unexpected February sunshine, along by the Victoria Building end of the University. Not my usual end, so there are surprises along here. Like a good stationery shop where I stock up with favourite notebooks for us both. The […]

One Special Day

All days are special, especially this one. So I decide I’ll walk around and photograph it, as I tend to do. Friday 20th January, 2017. Yes, the day the world gets a chauvinist thug as President of the USA. And deciding the day is too special and beautiful to spoil it with any more thoughts […]

It’s Liverpool, in 1964: City of Change and Challenge

Or ‘Seaport: A Life in a Book’This book came out originally in 1964 when I was ten years old. And though I had my adult-side library ticket by then it must have been a reference only book, as I have no memory of bringing it home. Instead I would sit in the North Liverpool library of […]