Seaport: Inside the North Docks

For all of my life I’ve regretted the fact that we couldn’t get to most of our river, the river that caused Liverpool to exist in the first place. So this is a walk into somewhere I can only remember going once before, one docks-quiet Sunday when I was very small. My Dad showing me …

Seaport: A Life in a Book

Seaport was originally published in 1964 when I was ten years old. And though I had my adult-side library ticket by then it must have been a reference only book, as I have no memory of bringing it home. Instead I would sit in the North Liverpool library of my childhood and pore over it …

In Liverpool: The North Docks

Walking through the places that don’t get valued so much. The places where the working classes live and work, including all of the docks to be included in ‘Liverpool Waters’. A gloriously sunny November day for a Friday Walk through the past and into the future. In this walk I want to look at some …