At Croxteth Hall: Free to enter

Early afternoon of a sunny September Saturday Sarah and I decide to go somewhere interesting for the afternoon. Obviously the Food and Drink Debacle in Sefton Park is out of the question, so we opt for somewhere nearby, free to enter and thereby non-exclusive. The Artisans Network, last seen at Calderstones Park last Sunday are […]

Pay As You Feel, in Everton

– Let’s really feed the world – A misty morning for my second visit to the open for five weeks now Pay As You Feel Café in Everton. Before we go in a few words about how things work here and why. This café is part of the Real Junk Food Project, a now global […]

Our heritage? The Friday Walk

Isn’t ‘Heritage’ a peculiar word and concept? How come some things are ‘Heritage’ and others merely ‘ordinary.’ And who decides anyway? Being ‘National Heritage Weekend’ when you can get into approved places you might not always be able to, I decided to walk round the neighbourhood here and have a think. Granby 4 Streets of […]

Liverpool Food and Drink Festival? No

I wrote this back in 2013. Three years later, despite my opposition, the Festival’s going from strength to strength. Loathsome, élitist and in all ways objectionable. Can we all collectively just make it stop? ✹ As anyone who’s read this blog for any amount of time will know, I love Sefton Park. I run through it […]