Author Archives: Dave


Bill Shankly when asked is it more important to win or play good football?

Bill Shankly on winning and entertaining “Well, that’s a difficult question. I’ll cite Inter Milan. Nobody wants to see them, they’re not worth seeing, but they win all the time and a 120,000 people go […]

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St James’ Cemetery, Liverpool

Walking through St James’ Cemetery, Liverpool at night. Some folk may find it creepy to walk through St James’ Cemetery, Liverpool at night. I don’t. Quite the contrary, I find it very peaceful to walk through it […]

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Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool Advert

1914 Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool Advert Midland Railways advert for their new hotel This is the third and current Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. The first was built in 1826 by converting two houses from the 1700s. It’s […]

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1603 Map of Cheshire

1603 Map of Cheshire by John Speed This 1603 map of Cheshire by John Speed differs slightly to the 1610/1611 map Interesting to see how towns and villages were spelt back in this 1603 Map of […]

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Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Holywell Bay, Cornwall A lovely few days in Holywell Bay, a coastal village in north Cornwall Visit Holywell Bay if you’re touring around Cornwall. It’s a lovely secluded part of the North Cornish coast. Access is […]

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Truro Cathedral, Cornwall

Lovely Truro Cathedral, Cornwall Brief visit to Cornwall and took a few shots of the special Truro Cathedral I love to photograph Truro Cathedral whenever I visit Cornwall. I didn’t think I would have enough […]

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Happy Anniversary, Liverpool Football Club

125 Years ago today, Liverpool FC played their first ever game Liverpool FC played their first ever game at Anfield by beating Rotheram 7-1 Funny old match report from the Liverpool Mercury, 3rd September 1892 […]

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Liverpool Sunset

Liverpool sunset over Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea Actually, it’s a post Liverpool sunset. I wish I arrived down by the Liverpool waterfront sooner. Arrived back late after being stuck on the M6 and […]

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Liverpool Cathedral, 1934

Liverpool Cathedral under construction. 44 years remains before Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is completed. Fascinating to see see both sites of Liverpool’s Cathedrals. The Anglican Cathedral will be completed in 1978 and you can see the […]

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Maps and plans of Liverpool and district by the Eyes family of Surveyors.

Interesting chapter about the Eyes Family of Liverpool in the 18th and 19th century. Charles Eyes also made this 1785 map of Liverpool.

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