The Walton Festival 2016

Mainly pictures in this post, to encourage you to go to the second day of the Walton Festival, today, Sunday 17th July. The first time this has run since the early 1990s and pulled together by local people and independent local businesses. I get off the 68 in County Road. Close to Everton’s ground. Passing …

Wandering About: Walton and Orrell Park

When I left the house for a Friday Walk on an actual Friday I had, as so often, no idea where I was going.┬áBut walking round the corner I had an idea. The weather was dreich, to use a lovely Scottish word. Cold, rainy, overcast and dull. Kind of like I was in a cloud. …

Walking round Walton, 2015

Walton Hall Park, Liverpool, April 2015. So another springtime reliably arrives in Walton Hall Park in North Liverpool. Nothing special, just an ordinary miracle? Well maybe not. For reasons we’ll be coming to back to, in 2015 this was looking like it could be one of the grand park’s final springtimes. But to tell the …