In Granby: The Street Party!

Best Granby 4 Streets Market ever? People in the know seem to think so. And they ought to know. Anyway, let’s go back to the beginning and get off the bus. This one deeply matters. It’s the end of an era and the start of a new one, so everyone wants it to be good. […]

Granby 4 Streets: The Christmas Street Market

And the day was brilliant, best ever.¬†Words and pictures here. There have been Christmas Street Markets in Granby for the last few years as we’ve all been working on pulling a future together for these last four original streets. But this year’s will be particularly special. And you’re invited.This year the houses are on site […]

Granby 4 Streets: Extraordinary Forever

As Granby 4 Streets, the last four original streets still left with their original houses, woke up this morning nothing was true or happening that wasn’t true yesterday. Builders from Plus Dane and Liverpool Mutual Homes were arriving to begin their day’s work. To be joined any day now by the builders from the Granby […]

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 […]

Eleanor Rathbone of Liverpool

1872-1946 For all of my life, though she died before I was born, Eleanor Rathbone has been around me. When I got my first proper job working in Everton for the Liverpool City Housing Department, I would pass the Victoria Settlement on my way to work every day. Still going then, it had been Liverpool’s […]