On Lime Street: The Futurist

The smell was like the whole of the 20th Century falling down. That lath and plaster smell of a hundred years of smoking and sweating and damp and steam and hot summers and frozen winters and lives being lived and died from. And today I just happened to be passing, just happened to be on […]

On Lime Street: The Futurist

I do the houses, it’s what I’m best at. And through that I do my best to help with the economy and the quality of life in the place where I live. I have very little time for some of the campaigns to ‘save’ this or that which others get very exercised and excited about. […]

On Lime Street

Given it’s one of Liverpool’s most celebrated streets and the principal ‘gateway’ to the city, Lime Street can often seem an unloved and little celebrated place. So let’s love it and celebrate it. This version of the grand old hotel is celebrating being 100 years old this year. The place fascinates and repels me in […]