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Wonderful film – trams in 1929 Liverpool

Wonderful film! Bustling pavements, human billboards, and Marks and Spencer are all on show as you ride the tram through Liverpool in 1929.  

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Wow!

A young Carrie Fisher watching her mother, Debbie Reynolds, perform! RIP both… Carrie Fisher (21/10/1956 -27/12/2016), Debbie Reynolds (1/4/1932 -28/12/2016) Debbie Reynolds with a French horn! Yes, I am assured she played for real…

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A Merry Xmas To All And Peace On Earth…

Trumpeter Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of their Christmas Singalong Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by LIVERPOOL ORGANIC BREWERY

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Urban Farm 2015 – Friday August 28th – The First Runner Bean Is Here…

The first runner bean of the season was ready for picking today. Well, better late than never! The three larger chillies are Fresno variety and the tiny one is an Apache. The French beans are ticking over nicely now…

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Rare Footage Of Shostakovich As Soloist In His Concerto For Piano, Trumpet And Strings

  Posted on August 19, 2014 by brendanball Here is some extremely rare film footage of Dmitri Shostakovich as the piano soloist in his own Concerto Opus 35 for Piano, Trumpet and Strings. Can anyone name the trumpet soloist? Yes … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014 – 18th July – Peas And French beans…

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Urban Farm 2014 – 11th July – latest…

Things really are in full swing in my garden right now. We are starting to harvest quite a few things. The French beans have appeared now and will soon be big enough to pick. My extensive crop of Italian plum … Continue reading

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Urban Farm – 5/7/2014

Everything is ‘going mad’ down on the urban farm. July is certainly the time when hard work comes to fruition and platings finally begin to reach the table. So far I’ve had plenty of strawberries, salad leaves, some Charlotte potatoes … Continue reading

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The Whit Friday March Contests – 13/6/2014

Friday 13th may not strike many as a lucky day to be entering the gladitorial arena that is brass band contesting, but that was the date of this year’s Whit Friday March Contests in the beautiful West Pennine areas of … Continue reading

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Ian Broudie And The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

I have to say that last night’s gig at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall was sensational. The evening was a tribute to pop megastar Ian Broudie. Ian is a living legend in Liverpool, and the world, of course! Fans are devoted to … Continue reading

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