Last week the sun was out, the weather was warm and if felt like we were back to normal. So i took myself off to Liverpool to see what street life was like as we slowly come out of lockdown.
Had an hour to kill last week before doing a shoot so i took a stroll through Liverpool's Chinatown district, home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe. The paifang ( Chinese arch) is the largest of its kind outside of China.
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This is the English Bridge spanning the River Severn in Shrewsbury. This 1926 version was a rebuilding and widening of the one that was built in 1774. A bridge is known to have stood here since the 9th century. At 220 miles long the River Severn is the longest river in Great Britain, flowing from … Continue reading The English Bridge
All last summer, the lost summer of 2020, cricket pitches around the country lay idle as our national game of cricket was put on hold. What an outrage. An English summer without cricket.... is there such a thing ? A few lucky clubs got to squeeze in a few matches before the onset of autumn … Continue reading The wait is over
After such a miserable winter it is fantastic to be amongst nature again, feeling the warmth of the sun on your back, enjoying the fragrances of the season and taking great joy in the colours. Springtime in the UK is glorious.
......there was a young lady who liked to pick wild flowers in the forest. She would pick them and take them to granny's house. Unbeknown to this girl the forest was a dangerous place full of evil beings, spectres, demons and even death himself...................
Driving through South Liverpool yesterday i passed this building, one of the the AstraZeneca production facilities in the UK. Strange how, before Xmas hardly anyone had heard of them yet only 4 months later they are one of the most famous business names in the World as the manufacturer of the Oxford - AstraZeneca vaccine.
A few shots from a location near to where i live.
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away......................... That's how pre-covid days feel. It's a strange time to be British. The nation mourns the loss one of our father figures, Prince Phillip, while also feeling glad over the easing of some important lockdown measures. Like a mole surfacing after hibernation we crawl slowly … Continue reading A New Hope