Our day out in Rimrose Valley, Litherland

A post by Sarah from late summer 2019 about our day out in a much needed place still threatened by what many consider an unnecessary new road.  These days, that is these last few weeks, Ronnie is only ‘back home’ at weekends as he’s mostly in Port Sunlight writing his University Dissertation. So we’ve consciously …

From Vauxhall to Aintree: Walking to Leeds 1

Beginning in February 2017, Sarah and I walking to Leeds along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. We began this walk last Sunday by walking through this magic doorway and then having the idea of walking all of the rest of the way to Leeds over the next few months.In the week since then our resident …

‘I was there’ – My time on the Docks, Part 1

A guest post from blog reader John Viggars today. A couple of weeks ago when photographer Tricia Porter graciously let me publish her 1970s ‘South Docks’ collection on here, one of the first comments on Twitter came from regular blog reader John Viggars who immediately said that most magical of all historical story phrases ‘I …