Great bus journeys of the world: the 82

That was just to get your attention really. There will be a journey on the 82 later on, but this is principally a Friday Walk. First walk of any length I’ve been on since I injured my ribs the other week. The doctor said there’d be a week of strong pain, followed by five weeks …

How buildings learn: Evolving The Ev

In which views are exchanged and an idea is had. I’ve written before on here about one of my favourite architecture books ‘How buildings learn: What happens after they’re built’ by Stewart Brand. And I’ve been talking about it this week. Talking about it in our new Everyman with Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz and Executive …

Great Expectations

The news got through to me sideways, as news sometimes will. Mid-evening a friend, David Lloyd of SevenStreets and Bitten magazine asked if he could use one of my Greatie photos from last weekend. ‘Of course’ I’d agreed. And checked back a couple of hours later to see what he’d wanted it for. To find …

Liverpool 8: From the air

Much of today’s post will take place high up in the air and back in time. The highest peal of ringing bells on all of the Earth, a sign up here tells me. But the Cathedral is not our subject today, it’s merely a vantage point. Neither is our subject the magnificent views of the …

Inspecting Liverpool, pt1

I’ve been doing this for years. No one asked me and no one thanks me, but someone’s got to do it. Check how the place is doing. So every now and then, particularly when it’s a nice day, I take my camera and my curiosity and go where my feet, and the occasional bus take …