Spirits of Place: Where historic landscapes collide (with folklore and fiction)

There’s nothing like a gathering of like minds to get the keyboard fingers itching to put down a few words! And this past Saturday (2nd April, 2016), the Spirits of Place symposium held at the Calderstones (more…)

Liverpool and other city landscapes

This blog, as well as Historic Liverpool (and *ahem* the book!) is all about the historic landscape. It’s about the shape of the city, its growth, and what it’s like to live, work and play in it. So, this (more…)

Lunt Meadows: new Mesolithic settlement found

The big news in Merseyside archaeological circles this week is the discovery on Lunt Meadows of a possible Mesolithic settlement. Ron Cowell has been leading an excavation there on behalf of the Environment (more…)