With Homebaked: Designing

A Saturday afternoon here, spent as a member of Homebaked Community Land Trust looking for inspiration, as we now near the end of our first, year long phase, doing the basic design of the new building that will eventually rise next to the Homebaked Community Bakery.This is a day of two architects, both at the […]

An Oasis in Leeds

Yesterday I visited an oasis in Bramley, West Leeds. After a mini bus ride over from Liverpool all of us there got off the bus to be greeted by this. Craig is an architect and an expert on straw bale construction, and co-designed what we’re seeing today with the members of the community. We’re spending […]

Mr Seel’s Garden

On the wall on the side of Tesco in Liverpool One shopping centre is this map of the garden that used to be there, the garden of Thomas Seel, slave trader and philanthropist. As you may know, or have read about in my 1775 and 1820 posts, in relatively recent times Liverpool was a place […]