Bird’s eye view of Liverpool’s waterways

Van Oord - Artemis in the Mersey

Van Oord – Artemis in the Mersey

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03j1dp0

This short BBC video (see link above) is well worth watching for a bird’s eye view of Liverpool’s waterways.

The photo above is amongst my flicker shots at:-

www.flickr.com/photos/86659476@N07/

Tax Credit Cuts – Where are the facts?

www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34572807

Whenever there is a party-political feeding frenzy with the press chipping in its biased assessments too I want to know some facts not the prejudices of others.

I hope I have found some clear facts in the this BBC web site article which is quoting from what seem to be reliable and reasonably independent sources.

As an aside Labour’s dithering over this in the House of Lords is remarkable but of course they were bashing those needing welfare help in the run-up to the 2015 General Election, maybe that is still their favoured way forward?

The beautiful stations of rail’s golden age

www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34333684?ns_mchannel=email&ns_source=inxmail_newsletter&ns_campaign=bbcnewsmagazine_news__&ns_linkname=na&ns_fee=0

The BBC has the story on its website – see link above

The magnificent curving roof of York Station seen in December 2013

The magnificent curving roof of York Station seen in December 2013

Liverpool – Are you happy about where you live

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34336951

The BBC has the story on its web site – see link above

I must say I was surprised by Liverpool being so low on the scale. It just does not fit with my view of the City and its suburbs. Surely a City with a history of producing so many comics can’t be so unhappy with its lot, can it?