A halcyon summer’s day in Stanley Park

An idyllic Sunday afternoon this in one of Liverpool’s loveliest places. When I was little Stanley Park was just ‘the park’ as we lived right next to the Walton side of it. And this past year I’ve been happy to renew my acquaintance with it as I’ve been spending so much time in North Liverpool. […]

Places matter: Ormr’s Kirk

As Liverpool City does its best to mess up Great Homer Street Market, we visit somewhere not very far away that’s been successfully organising itself around its own street market for nearly 730 years. About fifteen miles away from home, north of us on the Lancashire plain, is Ormskirk. Our destination for today’s day out, […]

Granby 4 Streets, June and July Markets

Below is our report of the June Market. We didn’t get to the July one because we were away camping. On the last Saturday of May we had a gloriously sunny day for the Granby 4 Streets May Market and we all had a wonderful time. In June the 4 Streets Market was effectively part […]