A wonder: The Winter Garden has reopened

It was a wonder and it was wonderful, the Granby Winter Garden reopened today. And from just after 10:30 when we opened to beyond 3 when I locked the door, I didn’t sit down. Me and Eleanor and all the people, all of you so missed friends and new hellos, had so much to say. …

Granby Street Market is back

Yes it is. Granby Street Market is back on Saturday 3rd July. On Granby Street in Liverpool 8 from 10:00 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon, or so. They’re the essentials and pretty much all you should need to know to get you here to welcome the Street Market back for its twelfth …

The Quiet City

Tomorrow (31st October) is World Cities Day 2020 A day marked by the United Nations to focus on urbanisation as a central issue for development and to encourage cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing urban challenges towards sustainable development. This blog post, in which I adopt the persona of ‘The City of Liverpool’ …

Because of The Street Market

Just before the successful completion of the Crowdfunder to replace all that was lost in the fire a month earlier, some personal reflections on the importance of Granby Street Market. Without the Street Market nothing else that’s been achieved in Granby over these last few years would have happened. It’s been that important. I first …

Granby Street Market: Some Good News

We need less than we thought, but it’s still more than we’ve got. So the Street Market still needs help. We have some good news to share. We need less money than we thought to get us back on our feet after the fire a couple of weeks ago. We’ve been able to salvage quite …

On an L8 Day

I was walking along to have a first look at the newly completed Princes Boulevard, though in a roundabout kind of way. With something else to do first on this Liverpool 8 kind of Monday. Walking through the parks to Admiral Street, Windsor Street and past Squash before I arrived at the rooftop where I …