For the Beauty of the Leaves

Feeling mildly down for no particualr reason, perhaps the darkening of the year or perhaps not, I decided to take a day completely off from working. It’s a privilege of being self-employed. The work will still get done, just not today. Today I walked around Liverpool. For the comfort and joy that always gives me, […]

Around Lark Lane

Thought I’d be working today but, to my own surprise I got something finished a day earlier than expected, so? It’s Friday, the sky is blue, let’s go! Not a particularly long Friday Walk in terms of miles this one, but it covers nearly 40 years of my life. The terraced house in Wavertree where […]

In Liverpool: Along Park Road

A brisk, bright but very cold day for a walk into town to do some record shopping. ‘The temperature will feel like zero’ Sarah helpfully tells me. Passing on the information from her phone which often gives her comedy weather forecasts seemingly gathered by someone looking out of a window. Undeterred I go out anyway. Not […]

Aigburth Road to the Dingle

Down to the river, part one A two part Friday Walk this one, first part about getting to the river, second part about the South Docks. Last Sunday, when we walked upstream in all the ragged glory of what 200 years of the chemical industry has done to the Mersey and its banks around Widnes, […]

The beauty of lists

I love a good list and am a sucker for articles and blog posts about ‘7 things to do this weekend’ or ’10 things we learned from…’ So imagine my delight when I started reading this list on SevenStreets called ’33 things we love about Liverpool right now.’ Some of the stuff I knew about […]