Back in the 70s and 80s the major tennis pro's of the day didn't just play at Wimbledon. In fact they often entered low key events throughout the country to get practice playing on grass. One of those tournaments took place in a public park in West Kirby on the Wirral every June and has … Continue reading When “the greats” came to town
Beware the moon, the light and the cold. But most of all beware The Siren.
The Irish Sea was crashing over the sea walls yesterday. Very spectacular.
The late September sun signifies the dying embers of the season, appearing almost as an encore before the great British summer takes a bow and walks off stage to the closing curtain.
Paul Holden. One of Liverpool's top musical talents. Liverpool as a city has a vast musical heritage covering everything from music hall to pop, rock music and opera. The city that gave rise to The Beatles has continued to produce talent since the day Brian Epstein walked down the Cavern steps 60 years ago and … Continue reading Liverpool’s Musical Legacy
The sky is stormy but the weather is warm so the great British public, those tough stalwarts who have braved so many cold, damp winter months finally emerge into the daylight to enjoy an afternoon in the wind.
New Brighton, Wirral, UK. Thursday June 10th 2021.
The last few days in the UK have been hot.............well, hot by our standards...................certainly not Las Vegas HOT ! Anyway, seems like that was our summer. Nowadays it seems we can measure our summers here in Britain in terms of days instead of months ! Anyway, to celebrate, i took my camera to the beach … Continue reading Summer evening at the beach
Opened in January 1894, at the time the Manchester Ship Canal was the longest river navigation canal in the world. Built at a cost of £15 million ( £1.7 billion today), it allowed the city of Manchester to become Britains 3rd busiest port despite being 40 miles inland. Some shipping does still use the 36 … Continue reading Manchester Ship Canal