“Liverpool One” shopping centre has taken over part of the city centre featuring remnants of old warehouses that served the south docks, and flattened sites that as kids, we used to call “the debris” – remnants of World War Two’s Blitz. The people in the complex spaced out, together in one place, yet apart, evenContinue reading “Liverpool Folk”
Climbers on the escarpment below Hadrian’s Wall, a former defensive fortification of the Roman province of Britannia.
In January 2015, a Mersey ferry was selected as a “dazzle ship”; with a unique new livery inspired by First World War dazzle camouflage. Designed by Sir Peter Blake and entitled “Everybody Razzle Dazzle”, seven ship painters spent 10 days covering “Snowdrop” in a myriad of colour.
Not much fun of the Drifters variety to be had under this boardwalk…
A disused power station glimpsed through a pair of hands holding molecules. The sculpture of the giant hands emerging from the ground to cradle the molecules is located near Ramsgate in the English county of Kent.
The Selfridges Building department store, was completed in 2003 with a steel framework, a sprayed concrete facade and 15,000 anodised aluminium discs mounted on a blue background….
The beautiful beach that appeared in “The Prisoner”, a cult TV series launched on British TV screens in 1966, in Canada the following year and in the USA in 1968. The story followed a British secret agent (Patrick McGoohan), who, after angrily resigning from his job prepares to make a hurried departure from the countryContinue reading ““I am not a number””
Why are these two mythical birds perched on the clock towers of the Royal Liver Building on Liverpool waterfront?
Antony Gormley’s giant sculpture reduces admirers to Lilliputian stature