Down in the Park….

Another dry day another chance to update one of my projects. "The Park" is the photographic story of 12 months in the life of the worlds oldest municipal park, Birkenhead Park in Merseyside in the UK. Opened in 1847 it has lived through 2 world wars and now 2 pandemics. After the floodA visit to … Continue reading Down in the Park….

The Beatles and Operation Big Beat

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

A few Christmas Images

Seeing as most houses in the UK appear to be fully dressed for Christmas and to celebrate the UK being the first country in the world to licence a covid19 vaccine, i thought i would get in on the act and post a few jolly shots taken of Garden Centre and shop displays recently. I … Continue reading A few Christmas Images

Liverpool in lockdown 2

As we continue our battle with Covid19 i thought i would take an evening stroll around Liverpool, the first English city to enter Tier 3 of restrictions after recording the countries highest rates of the disease 5 weeks ago. I wanted to see how quiet it was with bars, non-food shops and hotels shut. All … Continue reading Liverpool in lockdown 2

This is what the latest UK lockdown looks like

Day 2 November 6th 2020. Two days in to our 4 week "virus breaker", this is what parts of the UK high street look like. Dog Groomers can remain open. But just in case, this place is taking no chances. They are providing "takeway" food for dogs as fast food premises can remain open. Our … Continue reading This is what the latest UK lockdown looks like

Chester during the UK lockdown – part 2

June 19th 2020 Lockdown Day 88 Some more of my pictures showing Chester City in lockdown. They were all taken on June 1st 2020. A quiet Bridge Street The River was busy with most people keeping 2 metres apart This summer's look Lazy dog Jewellers windows without the Jewellery Grovesnor precinct open for coffee but … Continue reading Chester during the UK lockdown – part 2