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Chinese Lion Liverpool

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

A photograph of one of the Chinese lions around Liverpool’s Chinatown.  This one stands under the Chinese gate I posted a picture of a few weeks ago.

Liverpool's Pyramid – William Mackenzie Tomb

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

The 19th Century Church of Saint Andrew on Rodney Street is known locally as the Scotch church. It was a Presbyterian church built to serve the Scottish community of Liverpool. The church was closed in 1975 and is in an extremely poor state. In the small graveyard is a rather unusual grave in the form […]

Rattus Banksius

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Two photographs this week both of the Rat painted in 2004 by Banksy as part of the Liverpool Biennial on the derelict White House pub on the corner of Duke Street and Berry Street. It’s hard to tell now what the rat is holding as one of the original boards is missing.  Some (especially journalists […]

16 Cook Street, Liverpool

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

16 Cook Street, Liverpool isn’t the most astonishing building ever but the Grade II* Listed Building is one of only two by the architect Peter Ellis.  I originally went out to photograph his other building, Oriel Chambers, but it was covered in scaffolding when I walked to it so I’ve picked out his Cook Street […]

Liverpool's Ornamental Gate to Chinatown

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

The ornamental gate to Chinatown, Liverpool on Nelson Street. Unfortunately the dramatic sky doesn’t really show up as well as I’d hoped in the photograph but it does frame the top of the gate nicely. The arch is the largest of its kind outside of China.

Sefton Park Palm House

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Britain’s Park Story on BBC4 last week included the Palm House in Sefton Park.  I took this photograph in April from the South East of the Palm House.  It was packed with children on school holidays so I’ve still not been inside but I’m going to try to get over there one day when I’m […]

Liverpool Resurgent

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Liverpool Resurgent is the statue, Sir Jacob Epstein, over the entrance to the former Lewis’s Department Store (not part of the John Lewis group). Known locally as Dickie Lewis the statue of a naked man completed in 1956.

Rotating Yates's Wine Lodge Building

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Richard Wilson art installation has turned the derelict (and architecturally boring) Yates’ Wine Lodge Building into an eye catching piece of artwork on a quiet road in Liverpool.

Wellington's Column Liverpool

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Wellington’s Column or the Waterloo Memorial on the corner of William Brown Street and Lime Street in Liverpool.  Taken on a sunnier day than my previous photograph Wellington’s Head.

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