Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hoylake Beach

From a clear blue sky The air hung warm and still The awakening sun glistened   I lay back along the wall Enjoying the silence The absence of any crowd   But the warnings were there Indications from afar Of … Continue reading

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The Hidden Killer We’re Addicted To

All the talk about the recent release of Trainspotting 2 got me thinking about the hidden drug out there that we’re all taking and it could as well be called cake. No, I’m not parodying Chris Morris’ Brass Eye, I’m referring to … Continue reading

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50 Years Not Out – but the Wigwam could have been so different

2017 is a year of great anniversaries across Merseyside and one in particular comes to mind: Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, officially known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, and more unofficially known locally as ‘Paddy’s Wigwam’, ‘The Pope’s Launching … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Number – And I’m Not A Label Either

I read a theatre critic recently bemoaning the lack of diversity in a pantomime cast and whilst there were a couple of black actors in the ensemble, this did not, in their opinion, correlate with national statistics. I felt quite … Continue reading

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