It’s Warm In and Out

A day comes, even in these climate mess years of the long cold springs, when all is still and blue and you need to be out in it. Walking along, well me anyway, singing the long loved Lotus Eaters ode to springtime as I leave the house: ‘It’s warm in and out The call for […]

Walking to Kensington

A shortish walk on an ordinary day, except there are no ordinary days. So even though it’s grey, a good opportunity to take some photographs of a bit of our city on a Monday in late July 2016. From the long gone days when Georgian Liverpool stretched all the way out to here. Looks much […]

A Day of Interesting Places

One day in Liverpool, in the springtime of 2016. A day of several interesting places. I’ve been in the Royal. Not the current Royal Hospital, or the new and still being built Royal. So then it stood mostly empty and unused for many years. A G.P’s in a bit of it. A conference centre in […]

A year to live: Tuesday afternoon

As I write this early in the evening I can hear the lovely sound of children playing outside in the street. Here in Northern England the winter ended at the weekend and spring is suddenly with us. One more spring. And today I gave myself the gift of a spring afternoon. Finding a work meeting […]

Liverpool and Sociology in 1973

In 2013 I took this rainy day walk around the University and the city as if I was back in 1973, the year I first turned up at the Eleanor Rathbone Building to study sociology. Never dreaming that five years later, in 2018, I’d once again be walking through those same doors to start a […]