One Day: A story of getting ready

Almost time for the ‘One Day: Photographing Liverpool’ course Jane MacNeil and I are running on Wednesday this week. So on a  sunny Saturday morning it’s time for us both to get together in town and make our final preparations. All bookings in advance, here through Eventbrite. Book now I get on a 75 bus […]

Ode to Bobbie Gentry

“It was the third of June another sleepy, dusty Delta day…” The song seeped into me in the years of my growing up and it has never left. I know now that it came out here in the late summer of 1967. But without looking it up I couldn’t have told you if it came […]

Growing up in North Liverpool

In the early days of this blog we had a look round Liverpool in 1953, the place I was about to get born into. In this follow up to that one we’re going to come in a bit closer. Having spent much of my life with no early photographs of my early days, I’ve recently […]

Unveiling the Black Poppies

This year and last year, at the Tower of London and now at St George’s Hall in Liverpool we have been remembering those who fought in the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Today in Liverpool I went to the unveiling of another exhibition that’s a part of Weeping Windows here and tells a story […]

Quiet Days in West Cork

Writing this on the Ianrød Eirann train from Kent Station, Cork to Heuston Station in Dublin, after a week of quiet days in West Cork. Well mostly quiet and mostly West Cork, though we began and ended with nights in a hostel in Cork City. Bunk beds and excitable young voices in there, us taking […]

The Street Market, September 2015

Once again I did more talking than photography at Granby 4 Streets Market. No apologies for that. Such a joy to have so many friends in one street on a sunny late summer Saturday for the last Street Market of the summer season. Late in the afternoon now, I’m only just in, so here are […]