Tag Archives: Liverpool

Disappearing Liverpool

I step down from the train as it finally grinds to a halt in Lime Street and traverse the station concourse with a huge smile on my face. I am back in Liverpool, a city which is slowly staking a … Continue reading

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East Meets West

One can’t help noticing the negativity surrounding China’s rapid growth into an economic super power. Everything seems to be made there, amid endless rumours of all manner of unsavoury happenings, according to our media, and yes, as a nation they are far from … Continue reading

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All you need is love…

From the title one can guess my whereabouts… Of course, the home of the Beatles and my favourite city, Liverpool. I had no intention of submitting a blog until I arrived at Liverpool Youth hostel, also my favourite after the … Continue reading

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Välkommen till Sverige

The balmy, sun-soaked days of Bavaria are over, along with the beer, cakes and domestic comfort. Now it’s back to the ‘lah-di-dah’, as the late, great Jake Thackray would have sung!  The third year of sailing in Scandinavia is approaching … Continue reading

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Flow, Mighty Mersey.

Well, it’s nearly that time again… The Viking Queen feels the call of the far North, as the Gods of fertility and regrowth  throughout our ancestral lands end its Winter slumber. We can sleep no more, we must embrace life in … Continue reading

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Merseyside’s Viking Heritage!

Everybody knows of York’s Viking heritage, but how many folk are aware of our influence in the Liverpool environs? Britain has long been a nation of immigrants and we are all  descendants of these, whatever culture or colour. Eventually we … Continue reading

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You’ll never walk alone…

Back in the ‘Pool… My favourite English city, and that’s quite an accolade from a Geordie! Nevertheless, Liverpool has an extraordinary energy and its natives some of the friendliest on the planet. Last year I was moved to publish a blog when … Continue reading

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