Both Sides of the River

Today was the sort of early morning that looked like it would turn into a bright cold day. The kind of day that would be good for taking photographs. So I decided to make this record of my day, a day on both sides of the river. I left the house about 7:10 and the […]

Walking to Make Liverpool

Nowadays I’m regularly walking along the Dock Road to Make Liverpool, where I’ve long been kind of involved and I’m now a board member. I love their whole idea and what they do and some time soon, being a board member there, I’ll write a lot more about a place I’m increasingly thinking of as […]

Four Photographs of Home

I love new print. It’s not so all pervasive as it once was, but I was delighted this morning when my new business cards arrived. Neatly packaged in two elegantly square boxes. A hundred photographic messages to, well, who exactly?   These days business cards aren’t all they used to be, certainly not as necessary. […]

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. […]

Wood Works for Women

Next Wood Works for Women at Make Liverpool, 19th November, book here. One of the things I love doing best is walking around Liverpool discovering people who are doing interesting things that are adding to the sum total of human happiness and fairness round here. I’ve always written about these in a haphazard kind of […]

Make Liverpool: One of Liverpool’s best ideas

Just a few words on behalf of Make Liverpool, a few friends who are leading what I think is one of Liverpool’s best ideas. A large space, in Liverpool’s North Docks, where you can go and make things. In space you don’t have and with tools you can only dream of owning yourself. Simple and […]