Celebrating our place: The Liverpool Awards

So the judging panel have met and the awards are made. In some strange and convoluted ways, as you’re about to find out. But this is Liverpool. We do things in our own way here. A panel of ten, selected by the random chance of who felt like turning up on a brightly cold night. […]

The Liverpool Awards: What do you reckon?

The next ‘a sense of place Iive’ happens Tuesday 2nd December. Next week at the Everyman Bistro. I hate awards shows and ceremonies with all their exploitation, false bonhomie and raging competitiveness. So, being contrary, I’ve decided to give some awards out in a cheaper and much more cheerful way than the usual dickie-bowed bonanza. […]

A Liverpool Odyssey: Walking home from Norris Green

Getting off the 62 bus at the junction of Muirhead Avenue and Lorenzo Drive I’m close to where Norris Green got started. There used to be a mansion house in here called Norris Green, owned by the Norris family (members of which you might have come across before on here slave trading and owning Speke […]