In Aigburth: Liverpool’s Magdalene Laundry?

  “I lived in that grim old House of Providence for five years and my mother worked in the laundry. I was able to obtain information from Nugent care only to find some of the details were incorrect. Children had to leave at the age of 5. I wasn’t adopted so we had to leave …

In the neighbourhood: Mossley Hill and Aigburth, Part 1

A bright short day in December, following my feet from home to the river along roads I don’t usually follow. Coming by surprise to somewhere that was the hidden birthplace of many, and I’d thought was long gone. You know the way it is, even us habitual wanderers have our well worn pathways we inhabit …