Days of blue and grey

I love these February days like today when the sky here in Northern Britain is blue and it’s clear spring is on its way. Though we’re not through all of the grey winter days yet. And, cute wildlife alert: Since publishing Dave Sinclair’s beautiful photographs of Liverpool in the 1980s on here the other week, […]

Where do the children play?

The day begins with breakfast. Not at home, as it does usually, but out somewhere. Get me, modern as well as urban. I’d been supposed to meet a friend but as she isn’t well enough this morning to come out to play I decide to go out anyway. It’s going to be a long cold […]

Great bus journeys of the world: the 82

That was just to get your attention really. There will be a journey on the 82 later on, but this is principally a Friday Walk. First walk of any length I’ve been on since I injured my ribs the other week. The doctor said there’d be a week of strong pain, followed by five weeks […]

Saturday Sun

After a week of working and going round being opinionated it’s good to have a day off on a Saturday. Especially when the sun’s out. So around mid-day I put my boots on and head out, to see where my feet and my camera will take me in the few precious hours before the early […]

Liverpool International Music Festival, 2014

In which our writer, who can barely hear at the moment, goes to a Record Fair and a Music Festival. Confession time, I haven’t been feeling very well for well over two months now. Meaning that some of the larger events from this summer in Liverpool have gone entirely unobserved by this blog. I just […]

From Leeds to Liverpool 8

Out early this Saturday morning to welcome two visitors from Leeds. And here they are just off the Leeds train, today’s visitors to Liverpool. Frank’s the one in the Barcelona away kit. Rob and I have done work together in the past on social enterprises. And are both currently very interested in reducing the numbers […]