Outstanding Natural Beauty

The last morning of our stay here in Cornwall and it’s a sunny one. (It’s an old tradition of ours.) Also, Sarah’s brought her small tripod and sets her camera up for a photo of both of us here: And that’s just about it. We’ve loved being here in this outstandingly beautiful place, despite our […]

Cathy’s Walk

Commenting on the first of this week’s Cornwall blog posts, our friend Cathy Alderson had this to say: “My family are all living down there and our treat is to walk from St Uny church to St Ives, stopping at the Carbis Bay hotel for coffee en route. It’s got us through some horrendous times and should […]

In Liverpool: Late summer walking

As August draws to a sunny close I spend the day on a slow circular walk to the river and home again. If you’ve been reading the blog for a long time now you’ll have been on this walk with me before. But a walk is never the same twice. Things change as well as […]

Perfect

Some things are just perfect aren’t they? Not in a showy kind of way. But just perfectly done or perfect in their very nature.Let’s start with perfectly done. The latest 3 of our Community Land Trust Houses to be finished in Granby 4 Streets. It would be fair to say more than a few of […]

The Big Circle

As the rain was pouring down from a leaden sky today, Sarah made a special request that we have a day out in the countryside. Somewhere not very far away… * Today, at my suggestion, we went to Rivington, to find the terraced gardens. I had never heard of this place until very recently when someone […]

Breathing Free: On the Shining Shore

After Saturday’s revealing walk around the poor selection of breathing spaces in Liverpool City Centre, on Sunday we headed across the river to one of our favourite places for walking, sitting and just being, Wirral’s Shining Shore around Thurstaston. So as the working week here in the city gets underway, here’s how things are just […]