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  • Weekend visit to Grandma's by Paul Whitby

    On Sunday morning I would awake to the smell of Salt fish cooking in the kitchen for breakfast. At noon my father would collect me and we would w...
  • The 60s slum clearance - my experience by Freddie Forrest

    Before I insert my story, I would like to mention that I worked with Terence (then known as "Terry") in Hunter's Foods in Broadgreen in 1969 but nev...
  • Newton's Inspiration by Robert Edwards

    We followed the sloping lane from the road behind the cottage which worked its way steadily uphill toward the old house which had once proudly nestl...
  • Wirral - Memories of the 1960s and 70s

    When you view this video you will realise how much Wirral has changed since the 1960s. You see things and places no longer with us. Great days at New ...
  • Buffalo Bill Sitting Bull and me Grandad

    This is the greatest story me granddad ever told me...when Buffalo Bill’s wild west show came to Liverpool and he saved kitty burke from a fate ...
  • Time Warp Liverpool 1871 to 2010

    Time warp 139 years. The Top Photo. 1871. St Geoges Dock. Before The Overhead Railway and The Liver Buildins were built before the destruction of th...
  • Liverpool Bus No 81.

    Number 81 bus from Aigburth to Bootle via Queens Drive. Leyland L453...JKF 469...(Do you recognise the conductor ?) Wikipedia quote:- Fairly regula...
  • The Green Goddesses (1)

    I woke up at twelve thirty in the morning a while ago. Through our open window I heard the sound of the last train from Melbourne pulling into Hughe...
  • An upbringing in Everton..more

    My Neighbourhood On the right hand corner of Desmond Street looking up towards St Benedict's Church was our local greengrocers. Although the entrance...
  • How my mum met my dad

    I've gotten to the age of 44 without knowing the story of how my mum and dad got together. Today I asked mum (Mary Louisa Yates-nee Palmer) and this i...
  • Wickidale

    Wickidale, Uncle Jack's poultry farm, was some 30 miles up the coast from the city of Liverpool. Today, we'd call Wickidale a free range chicken farm...
  • A Summer Night in Liverpool

    In a way, my father was a lucky man. When Britain went to war against the Nazis in 1939, he was the manager of the smokehouse of a meat packing compan...
  • The Co-op and Blair Hall

    The Co-op on Walton Road, Liverpool 4 was a huge building that was a Mecca for shoppers for many years. The basement housed a furniture store and a ch...
  • Wash-Day Blues and the Match-day Maverick

    Now it is December and one can barely distinguish night from day as we count down towards the Winter Solstice , the shortest day. Still we have Spring...
  • George A Cooper Liverpool UK

    George A Cooper. Another great actor with hundreds of TV. and Films to his credit. I worked with him in a play called " Somewhere More central".. as...
  • The Royal Iris Manchester Ship Canal

    photo by kind permission of Ian and Ann at leeJay Leisure. A Trip Along the Manchester Ship Canal. Quote:- Wikipedia. The Mersey Ferry is a ferry s...
  • Spirit Dance

    As I stand here on Everton Brow I behold the city-scape below, glowing in the pulsating artificial light, a giant lung respiring gently, twinkling lik...
  • HMS Liverpool March 3rd 2012

    My Story It was a fabulous day to see this famous ship in bright sunlight ....It is a great shame it has to be dismantled.. But it has served Great ...
  • Dusty Springfield and The Springfields

    At The Floral Hall Morcambe 1963. Photo by kind permission of Ray Malcolm. Quote Wikipedia:- Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE (16 A...
  • The Shewsy - Summer Fayre

    The annual Summer Fayre held on 23rd June by local community centre The Shewsy.

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