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 […]

In Liverpool: The South Docks

Exploring the Liverpool Docks, what remains and what’s been created from them, from Dingle to the centre of the city. Continuing this week’s Friday walk, then. Descending the Dockers’ Steps from the streets of the Dingle. A historic photograph this one. Normally coal was exported from Liverpool, but here coal is being unloaded from the […]

The Stranger in Liverpool

Where would you take a first-time visitor to Liverpool to show them the best of the city? Well if it were the early 19th Century you’d obviously reach for your trusty copy of ‘The Stranger in Liverpool’ for sound advice. This early guidebook to ┬áthe ‘Town of Liverpool and its environs’ assists me to this […]