Walking Through Time

I’m thinking a lot about time at the moment. How we made it up, how it works, how we see it in what people once did and in what we’re doing next. Much more talk of time and places coming as my university work, reading and thinking at Sociology Liverpool gets going from now on. …

The Granby Office of Useful Art

First there is a sparkly little notice.Then there is finding the place. 148 Granby Street. Owned by the local church, just next to their Mission, but not used for some years. Now rented to Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust. Last used as a hairdresser’s. Now it’s Granby Office of Useful Art. Biscuits, you see, …

Welcome to Cally Anne from Homebaked

As you’ll know if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, I’ve got a lot of time for Homebaked in Anfield. The social enterprise that began life as a Biennial Arts Project, continues as an experiment in what’s possible, has grown into into a Community Bakery, then as you will have seen on here a couple …

Granby Four Streets – at last

Recently I was invited to a community event in Granby, Liverpool 8. And while there long-time resident Hazel Tilley handed me a copy of a small newsletter that quietly, and with great dignity, carries details of the news many of us have been waiting to hear for years now. News so joyous and significant for Liverpool I …

Homebaked – Open for business!

Looking back here on the match-day when the bakery fully opened back in October 2013. ✹ Today’s post is a total celebration, of something wholly good, that’s happened today in Anfield. From today, open for business. These have been tough years for Anfield and Everton. Years of slow and painful regeneration. Many homes and people …