It’s nearly time: The Mystery Literary Festival

Coming up this weekend! Much more information, including the programme for the weekend, here at The Mystery Literary Festival. Once upon a time, when none of the things I’m about to tell you had even been dreamed of, a small boy in Liverpool swapped his treasured Beatles ‘Twist and Shout’ EP for an old book […]

The Mystery Literary Festival: Soon

There is magic all around us. Stories waiting to be told. In every park & street the future is waiting. Listen, while I tell you a story called “The Mystery Literary Festival.” In Liverpool there is a park called The Mystery. No map will tell you where it is but everyone knows it’s called The […]

Early Morning Mystery

I woke up early and got up early this morning. And on a beautiful blue day was soon out with my camera in The Mystery. Sounds dramatically philosophical, but it’s actually what we all call the park near to our house. It’s a gently sloping hill and near the top of it is a patch […]

Poppies in The Mystery

It can seem amongst the least mysterious of Liverpool’s parklands, but ‘The Mystery’ it is to all of us who live here, rather than the ‘Wavertree Playground’ it gets called on maps. We’ll come back to the why and wherefore of this later, but first I want to show you some poppies. Now The Mystery […]