With Homebaked: Designing

A Saturday afternoon here, spent as a member of Homebaked Community Land Trust looking for inspiration, as we now near the end of our first, year long phase, doing the basic design of the new building that will eventually rise next to the Homebaked Community Bakery.This is a day of two architects, both at the …

Glorious

After the early Autumn sun Had burned the early morning mist From the streets of the city, I walked along Huskisson Street And photographed the great cathedral Rising from behind the houses. “Glorious” I thought, “Simply glorious.” “Simply glorious.” Ronnie Hughes 8th September, 2015.

Inspecting Liverpool, July 2015

I’ve done this before on here, walking round the North and the South of the city taking photographs to roughly see how it’s doing on an ‘ordinary’ day. Meaning not some great holiday or special events day, but one where the streets and the people are just going about their business much like they always …

The Giant Cranes: Episode 2

Another perfect spring day for Episode 2 of the Story of Reddy, Bluey and Yellowy. This time we’ll be going up on the roof of the hotel there for what we’re hoping will be some spectacular crane views. But first a recap of the story so far and a look round the corner to see …

The Story of the Giant Cranes

Prior warning. This is not one of my ‘meaning of life’ posts and there will be no tortuous analogy at the end. It’s about cranes. Liverpool loves a good Giant. Two or more even better. And I was impressed¬†when I first went into town to see them a few years ago. Second time round though, …

In Liverpool: On my birthday

Due to some oversight at the Meteorological Office my birthday dawns brightly blue, and so the two friends are able to set out on a walk together. Still we’re not complaining. The day of my birth is usually marked by heavy leaden skies and sheets of sideways rain. So this feels almost springlike. There is …