After getting my old Pentax ME Super fixed last week i had an opportunity to take it out for a shoot last week. It was the first time i had used it in over 32 years and it was incredible how everything instantly came back to me. I knew exactly where all the controls where, … Continue reading The return of an old friend part 2
Three weeks ago i wrote a post on here pointing out how colds, flu and other viruses don't seem to have been as prevelant this year. The link is here if you want to read it https://iansimpsonphotography.wordpress.com/2021/02/19/a-winter-without-the-common-cold-or-flu/ Well as i write this i am into day 5 of the nastiest stomach virus i have ever … Continue reading Be VERY careful what you write ! And What You TOUCH
This is a few street photography pictures i have managed to take this winter. New Brighton 18th January 2021 Comments always welcome. Stay safe.
New Brighton is an old victorian town built on the banks of the River Mersey, opposite Liverpool. It has gone through many transformations over the years but in the 1960s it hit a particular highspot. The Tower Ballroom, the remaining brick structure from the country's tallest tower, became the second most played venue by The … Continue reading The Beatles and Operation Big Beat
Lovely winters walk with my family yesterday took us to New Brighton on the banks of the Mersey and Vale Park's fairy glen public art project. Quite a way to go yet, Bethlehem is 2,593 miles from the Mersey ! This is just one of many public art installations that are in the area.
A quick stroll around New Brighton last week, lockdown 2 week 2.
On the banks of the River Mersey is a small town called New Brighton. It is opposite Liverpool and in Victorian times was one of the countries top resorts. Over the years the town has fallen on hard times. Lack of investment led to social issues but in recent years things have started to turn … Continue reading Mind blowing Street Art brings Colour and Hope to this grim Lockdown