Granby Four Streets – at last

Recently I was invited to a community event in Granby, Liverpool 8. And while there long-time resident Hazel Tilley handed me a copy of a small newsletter that quietly, and with great dignity, carries details of the news many of us have been waiting to hear for years now. News so joyous and significant for Liverpool I …

Roaming Free: North Liverpool

Sarah’s work is very time dependent. Even though it’s about the end of people’s lives, when time stops for them, the saying goodbye is very timetabled. Seeing the grieving families, preparing the funeral words and eulogy with them, and then doing the service itself. Taking the time to do exactly what’s wanted and doing it …

December in Granby: The Street Market

The Granby 4 Streets Market is back for a one-off December special this coming Saturday, from 10:00 to 2:00ish. Theresa McDermott, who’s been one of the Market’s organisers all this year says: “Come down for lots of festive cheer – and if that doesn’t come naturally to you, we can help bring it on with …

Homebaked – Open for business!

Looking back here on the match-day when the bakery fully opened back in October 2013. ✹ Today’s post is a total celebration, of something wholly good, that’s happened today in Anfield. From today, open for business. These have been tough years for Anfield and Everton. Years of slow and painful regeneration. Many homes and people …

Roll around Heaven all day

A day starts when you think it starts, I always think. So this one runs from Friday evening to Saturday evening. In the loveliest Summertime we’ve had for years. Obviously anyone with any intelligence knows the times are changing and there could be hailstones tomorrow. But May, June and July in England this year has …