Walking Out to Hilbre

We sometimes call this ‘Walking out beyond the edge of the known universe’ and it can feel a bit like that on some of the wintry and the cloudy days when we’ve done this walk before. But today, on a blue and sunny mid-November Sunday, Hilbre and the two smaller islands out in the Dee […]

Wirral West and its Shining Shore

Having spent much of yesterday afternoon and evening in Wirral West, as one of the many people there helping the local Labour candidate Margaret Greenwood get elected, I decide to go back to the constituency today, as I take a day off from all forms of working. Today I’m reflecting on my happiness that Jeremy […]

“I Am Haunted by Waters”

A guest post today by my friend Patricia Levey-Bennett who, as you’ll see, is a great photographer. ✹ We decided to have a day out last weekend. We being me and Gaz, my boyfriend. There is only one specific requirement for our days out, and that’s to be near water. Everywhere I go to walk, or […]

Great bus journeys of the world: To the islands

At the far out edge of Greater Liverpool are the islands. Mere hints of land you can walk to when the tide’s out far enough. Today, for the first time, I decide to get there by bus. All the way along, with its electric hybrid power, I’ve been able to feel the bus cutting its […]