Opened in 2017, the Mersey Gateway Bridge spans the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal between Widnes and Runcorn. The new bridge is as mesmerising to me as the old Silver Jubilee Bridge was when I was a kid.
Some drawings from the recent gig by Nikki Iles and her amazing 20 piece Jazz Orchestra. At Seven Arts, Leeds 7.
Three of the amazing performances at World On Our Doorstep festival in Leeds recently. Here is Panjumby, Des Hurley and Friends, and Claudio Kron.
More drawings from the World On Our Doorstep Festival at Seven Arts in Leeds last month. Here is Ali Bullivent, Paula Ryan, and Satnam Rathore.
A recent festival of local music from around the world. Appearing here – Manouche à Trois, Sugarwell Hill, and The Bhangra Duet.
A painting from memory.
Helsby Hill overlooks Frodsham Marshes and the River Mersey. Welsh hills in the distance.
This afternoon, about 4 o’clock. Walking home, I was hailed and rained on.
See the whole Eastertide gallery here.
The footpath heading south from Corporal Lane, Queensbury, BD13.
Shibden was formerly spelt Schepedene – the sheep vale.
It’s high up and my brother lives nearby. We joke about how it’s always 10° colder there than in Leeds – even though he’s only 20 miles away…
Despite the ongoing difficulties, people of various ages have
been out enjoying the snow.
Or in my case, watching people of various ages enjoying the snow…
This was last Friday afternoon, in Chapel Allerton Park, LS7.
And it was a beautiful day.