Summer in the City

Still quietly emerging from the shadows here, this Saturday I get up and the summer’s arrived. Not the ‘kids in wellies’ summer we’ve had to get used to these climate damaged days, but a ┬áreal ‘hot town, summer in the city’ nostalgic kind of day where the shadows and shade are occasionally welcomed for a […]

‘Without These Walls’

A film and a ghost mural┬átelling the story of Granton Road, North Liverpool. “We kept hearing the word ‘units’ about us. When these were not ‘units’ – they were people’s homes!” Jayne Lawless – Granton Road artist and story teller. In two linked posts about one day, Friday 8th April, I’m going to write about […]

Talking Fun Palaces with Stella Duffy

Stella Duffy, where do I start? Novelist, playwright, actor, activist and, these last few years, one of the main motivators behind Fun Palaces. About who and which, much more in a bit. It’s what I’m working on and thinking about with other North Liverpool people at our Beautiful Ideas sessions at the moment. How a […]