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PhilipG
07-06-2007, 01:39 AM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1215/729943992_1a160f678c_o.jpg

Kev
07-07-2007, 10:34 AM
7th July 2007, sorry about the start of the month.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1147/718329636_cab06868fe.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ijob/718329636/)

PhilipG
07-07-2007, 11:18 AM
Kev.
The start of July's POTD is at the end of June.
I don't think any days have been missed.

ChrisGeorge
07-07-2007, 11:35 AM
Kev.
The start of July's POTD is at the end of June.
I don't think any days have been missed.

No. I took the last pics off the June thread and started a July thread but it appears to have been lost somehow.

Chris

PhilipG
07-07-2007, 12:54 PM
The missing pictures could always be re-posted.
I don't think I actually posted one for July, before yesterday, but I could find one if there's going to be a gap.

eddie french
07-07-2007, 02:54 PM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1215/729943992_1a160f678c_o.jpg

I don't know about anybody else but I think that this is one of the ugliest buildings I have ever seen!
Sorry if this has been discussed before but you may have to excuse me on 'Newbie' grounds.

chippie
07-08-2007, 12:27 AM
Eddie (NEIGHBOUR0 I quite like this particular building. I think it is new, bright, dynamic and quite good in situ. Fills a gap in vista photographs from loads of approaches very well, me thinks. :)

PhilipG
07-08-2007, 12:36 AM
I didn't like the drawings of it before it was built, but now that it's finished it's grown on me.
I still think the Atlantic Tower Hotel is a better looking building!

kat2
07-08-2007, 01:31 AM
I wonder about the long term maintainance of high rise buildings like this..
kAt:shock:

kebabman
07-09-2007, 06:27 AM
Something different


http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1081/758320893_3358ab7ba8.jpg

taffy
07-10-2007, 07:53 AM
Lowlands, Hayman's Green, West Derby, Liverpool. The well known Casbah associated with the Beatles was located in this building

Correction Lowlands was the Pillar club. The Casbah was in another house in Hayman's Green.

marky
07-11-2007, 11:05 AM
This shows the area of Dale Street from Cheapside to just before the Newsagents (which is at 95 Dale Street).

phredd
07-12-2007, 09:05 PM
12 July
I use this pic to draw attention to the mast

What is it used for ? I have been down to Kings Parade many times, including "Battle of Britain" week, Battle of the Atlantic and the last visit of the QE2. Never have I seen a flag fly from it.

Who knows, maybe a flag with "08" may fly from it soon, (if Council can put down there Knifes and Forks and read this site).

Phredd

ChrisGeorge
07-12-2007, 09:32 PM
12 July
I use this pic to draw attention to the mast

What is it used for ? I have been down to Kings Parade many times, including "Battle of Britain" week, Battle of the Atlantic and the last visit of the QE2. Never have I seen a flag fly from it.

Who knows, maybe a flag with "08" may fly from it soon, (if Council can put down there Knifes and Forks and read this site).

Phredd


Hi Phredd

It occurs to me it might be the mast from some historic ship. In which case, I wonder if there is a plaque saying so or whether anybody knows whether the mast was taken from some specific ship to set up on Kings Parade. There's a memorial here in Baltimore to the first Pride of Baltimore, a replica War of 1812 schooner lost off Bermuda in 1986 (http://www.pride2.org/NewPrideSite/Pride1/P1Tragedy.html) and it is in the form of a mast.

Chris

phredd
07-12-2007, 09:48 PM
Thanks Chris.
Apart from climbing up the mast I could not find a plaque on it.
Its been up there for well over 10 years that I know of.
Truth will out in time.

Cheers Chris
Phredd

ChrisGeorge
07-12-2007, 09:55 PM
Thanks Chris.
Apart from climbing up the mast I could not find a plaque on it.
Its been up there for well over 10 years that I know of.
Truth will out in time.

Cheers Chris
Phredd

You could end up being one of those hermits who lived on top of a mast. :eek:

Chris

Gerard
07-12-2007, 11:39 PM
Lowlands, Hayman's Green, West Derby, Liverpool. The well known Casbah associated with the Beatles was located in this building

Taffy,the Casbah was not at Lowlands..
Lowlands was the home of the Pillar Club where many of the great groups played in their early days. They included the early Beatles (then the Quarrymen), Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Searchers, Hollies and Billy J. Kramer. Beatles manager Brian Epstein was a visitor.

George Harrison frequently visited Lowlands as a teenager. He honed his guitar skills there with the Les Stewart Quartet.

I tried to Email you Taffy but you are not accepting Emails.
Hope you don't mind me mentioning this Taff.

taffy
07-13-2007, 01:21 AM
Taffy,the Casbah was not at Lowlands..
Lowlands was the home of the Pillar Club where many of the great groups played in their early days. .

Thanks for the correction Gerard. My memory clearly failed me !!!

For our readers, here's some more info

http://www.bbc.co.uk/liverpool/content/articles/2006/04/05/lowlands_beatles_feature.shtml

My confusion was that both the Pillar Club and the Casbah were both on Hayman's Green , West Derby.

Max
07-13-2007, 01:51 AM
13th July, Nelson Street China town dragon.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1243/780747180_984282d16c_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxmolyneux/780747180/)

Going to do an even better one when theres finally some sun!:PDT_Aliboronz_24:

ChrisGeorge
07-13-2007, 07:12 AM
Fine photograph, Max! :handclap:

I kind of like the subdued colours of this but it would be interesting to see what you could do with it in sunlight. Good luck!

Chris

taffy
07-14-2007, 08:03 AM
Birkenhead Park. This delightful Park has recently been renovated. It was it seems the model for New York's Central Park

taffy
07-16-2007, 09:20 PM
Double posting to keep things going. Sculpture, at Sudley House Mossley Hill, of the children of Liverpool Banker John and Georgiana Naylor.

marky
07-17-2007, 01:39 AM
Two Bridges, Queens Drive. It's a shame that the row of cast-iron posts on the left have been replaced. There were about a dozen of them...all gone now.

ChrisGeorge
07-17-2007, 02:03 AM
Two Bridges, Queens Drive. It's a shame that the row of cast-iron posts on the left have been replaced. There were about a dozen of them...all gone now.

Thanks, Marky. Which part of Queen's Drive is this? I am imagining the part just past Dovedale Road going towards Aigburth but I may be mistaken.

Chris

marky
07-17-2007, 02:12 AM
Yes, Queens Drive, just past Dovedale Road, heading towards Sefton Park.

Max
07-17-2007, 02:57 AM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1055/832248484_ed06332526_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxmolyneux/832248484/)

17th July, lights finally turned on at St Georges hall at night.

Statue In the centre of the steps was freaky!

snappel
07-18-2007, 10:23 AM
http://photodujour.co.uk/hub/DSC_0046.jpg

PhilipG
07-19-2007, 12:32 PM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1169/850172421_bfb494b2de_o.jpg

ChrisGeorge
07-19-2007, 02:30 PM
Super pics, everyone! Greatly enjoyed. :handclap:

Chris

taffy
07-20-2007, 11:36 AM
HMS Exploit on the Mersey photographed from Woodside Ferry

marky
07-22-2007, 08:35 AM
The Atlantic Avenue, Derby Road/Bankfield Street.

taffy
07-22-2007, 09:46 PM
Rescue Equipment at Woodside River Mersey Ferry Terminal, Birkenhead.

john
07-22-2007, 09:57 PM
HMS Exploit on the Mersey photographed from Woodside Ferry

http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.2961


Liverpools is HMS Charger

Gerard
07-22-2007, 10:29 PM
Very nice piccies Gents :handclap:

ChrisGeorge
07-23-2007, 01:02 AM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1407/869805385_d74a1bc12f.jpg

scouse smurf
07-24-2007, 12:51 AM
Wow, didn't realise it had been so long since I've looked on here. Gotta say the pics this month are amazing. I really love the George's Hall one, Max :handclap:

marky
07-24-2007, 12:52 AM
I've re-uploaded this pic as the 8th July, to plug a gap (originally uploaded at the start of the month, but it vanished together with a few other peoples').
This means days 1-5 are still available, if anyone can remember what they uploaded.

The next new pic anyone uploads should carry on as normal and be called 24th July.

Max
07-24-2007, 02:22 AM
24th July, a different angled St Georges Hall at night.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1280/879465029_47676f6af1_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxmolyneux/879465029/)

PhilipG
07-24-2007, 08:20 AM
Max, it might be a different angle, but it still looks very similar to the other one.
Surely the idea of POTD is to have different pictures?

PhilipG
07-24-2007, 08:39 AM
This is my contribution to one of the missing days.
July 2 to July 5 are still missing.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1102/729069279_bf874573ec_o.jpg

Max
07-24-2007, 11:06 AM
Max, it might be a different angle, but it still looks very similar to the other one.
Surely the idea of POTD is to have different pictures?

I find It has better composition on this one too and darkened down a bit.:PDT_Aliboronz_24:

marky
07-25-2007, 07:13 PM
Liverbird Fountain, Wavertree Park...well at least the Liverbirds' feet are still there.

ChrisGeorge
07-25-2007, 07:38 PM
Liverbird Fountain, Wavertree Park...well at least the Liverbirds' feet are still there.

Yikes! What happened? Stolen? Taken for scrap during the war? Or what? :PDT_Xtremez_12:

taffy
07-25-2007, 07:43 PM
Woodside Ferry , Birkenhead heritage centre

marky
07-25-2007, 08:06 PM
Re: Liverbird Fountain
The Conservation Museum are looking for photographs of this fountain so that they can restore it, so maybe they have some bits.
A small picture of the Liverbirds is on page 3 of this pdf page:
http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/Images/tcm21-69079.pdf

PhilipG
07-25-2007, 09:21 PM
I wonder if the Conservation Centre is thinking of opening another part of their building as the 'Liverbird'?
They've already opened a cafe to house the Eros statue which was stolen from Sefton Park.

taffy
07-27-2007, 08:34 AM
Mersey Road Tunnel ventilation tower near Seacombe Ferry landing stage

marky
07-27-2007, 06:29 PM
The building to the extreme right of that Tunnel Ventilation Shaft picture had some writing painted on the roof. I think it read 'chips 25p'. It's been a mystery to me, as it can only be seen from the river side.

PhilipG
07-27-2007, 06:46 PM
We're coming to the end of the month with some dates still missing pictures.

marky
07-27-2007, 07:04 PM
The dates will get filled, I'm sure...I'll sort a couple of reserves out taken this year just incase.

ChrisGeorge
07-27-2007, 08:33 PM
Re: Liverbird Fountain
The Conservation Museum are looking for photographs of this fountain so that they can restore it, so maybe they have some bits.
A small picture of the Liverbirds is on page 3 of this pdf page:
http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/Images/tcm21-69079.pdf

Thanks, Marky.

Chris

marky
07-27-2007, 11:13 PM
Here's what I meant about that house with writing on the roof...chips 25p. I can't remember that far back, when chips were only 25p.

marky
07-27-2007, 11:20 PM
The Falkland Arms pub. This was taken in January, but it has since been demolished.

July 4 and 5 are still missing.

marky
07-28-2007, 12:55 AM
Just thought I'd post a pic for the 27th.
This is the little inlet known as 'the cockle-hole'

ChrisGeorge
07-28-2007, 01:47 AM
Just thought I'd post a pic for the 27th.
This is the little inlet known as 'the cockle-hole'

Thanks, Marky. Where is that exactly?

Chris

marky
07-28-2007, 02:48 AM
The cockle-hole is next to the Southern end of the Coburg Dock Marina. Coburg Wharf runs next to this small rectangular inlet. It's shown here, but only on the satellite picture (it's not shown on the ordinary map).
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=s&hl=en&q=coburg%20wharf%2C%20liverpool&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&um=1&sa=N&tab=wl

ChrisGeorge
07-28-2007, 08:33 AM
Thanks for orienting me, Marky. :snf (41):

Chris

PhilipG
07-28-2007, 12:18 PM
July 5 is still missing.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1304/895941623_9cc1d92370_o.jpg

taffy
07-28-2007, 07:08 PM
Hillsborough memorial rose garden, Sudley House, Mossley Hill, Liverpool. Memorial sundial erected by the people of Mossley Hill and Aigburth and paid for by public subscription in memory of the 95 Liverpool FC supporters who died at Hillsborough football ground 15th April 1989.

chippie
07-28-2007, 10:13 PM
Hey Marky, you must be young. I remember fish and chips for less than 10p new money, 1/9p old money. :)

marky
07-28-2007, 11:06 PM
Well I missed a couple of decades when I didn't buy chips, but I just about remember when they were priced with the letter 'd' (old pence). Just seems a little odd to paint on the roof, like that.

Pic of the Day just needs a pic for today (28th July, and then July is back into line).

PhilipG
07-29-2007, 07:29 AM
You used to ask for "a 6 of chips" (6d in old money), and get them in a paper cone.
Nowadays, you ask for a small portion of chips, and get far too many (and soggy with fat!), and pay about 1.

PhilipG
07-29-2007, 07:34 AM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1405/896791382_bd70fcd232_o.jpg

Ernie
07-29-2007, 10:38 AM
I remember, chips 6p a packet and the bits of batter off the fish, 1p a pack, as kids we loved them, all in the old money.

taffy
07-29-2007, 10:45 AM
Bold St, central Liverpool. This street reached its nadir by the early 1990s with many shops derelict. In recent years it has undergone a renaissance and now has quite a cosmopolitan feel about it.

scouse smurf
07-30-2007, 12:28 AM
The building to the extreme right of that Tunnel Ventilation Shaft picture had some writing painted on the roof. I think it read 'chips 25p'. It's been a mystery to me, as it can only be seen from the river side.

Marky, I was looking at that building today, I thought it was a bit weird too lol

marky
07-30-2007, 11:52 AM
South West Brunswick Dock shed.

kebabman
07-31-2007, 03:08 AM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1395/957348856_3aed1e379f.jpg

lindylou
07-31-2007, 05:19 PM
That's a lovely picture :handclap:

robbo176
07-31-2007, 08:47 PM
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1395/957348856_d992b07954_o.jpg

I love this photo :PDT_Piratz_26:

PhilipG
07-31-2007, 09:04 PM
Great!
The sun and the moon in the same shot! :handclap:

ChrisGeorge
07-31-2007, 09:09 PM
Hillsborough memorial rose garden, Sudley House, Mossley Hill, Liverpool. Memorial sundial erected by the people of Mossley Hill and Aigburth and paid for by public subscription in memory of the 95 Liverpool FC supporters who died at Hillsborough football ground 15th April 1989.


Hi Taffy

I didn't know about this memorial rose garden at Sudley im memory of the Liverpool supporters who died at Hillsborough. I know Sudley very well so I am pleased that the people of my old areas, Mossley Hill and Aigburth, contributed toward the garden. Many thanks for the photograph, Taffy. :handclap:

Chris

A.D.W
08-01-2007, 01:27 AM
Hillsborough memorial rose garden, Sudley House, Mossley Hill, Liverpool. Memorial sundial erected by the people of Mossley Hill and Aigburth and paid for by public subscription in memory of the 95 Liverpool FC supporters who died at Hillsborough football ground 15th April 1989.

96.