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    Well worth a visit just to check out Tom Murphy's sculptures. A full English brekky is only £3.95

    too! No la de da Lark Lane pretentiousness either. Most of the customers just come in for a bite to eat and haven't a clue who Tom Murphy

    is

    Paul, you're only 5 mins drive away. Pop in for breakfast









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    So where is this place where I can get a full

    English Breakfast for that price?
    Gididi Gididi Goo.

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    Neat stuff, Dave! Is that the model for the Beatles sculpture at Cavern Walks? Did Tom Murphy do that sculpture? Where exactly is

    the Liverpool Art Café?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max View Post
    So where is this place where I can get a full English Breakfast for that

    price?
    I think the address is 683 West Derby Road, but just look out for the Newsham Park bizzie shop. It's just across the

    road from there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGeorge View Post
    Neat stuff, Dave! Is that the model for the Beatles sculpture at

    Cavern Walks? Did Tom Murphy do that sculpture? Where exactly is the Liverpool Art Café?

    Chris
    Not sure about that one Chris. I'm

    meeting up with him tomorrow. I'll ask him. He done the Billy Fury monument, by the way.
    http://www.liverpoolsculptures.com/website/fury.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by scouserdave View Post
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    sure about that one Chris. I'm meeting up with him tomorrow. I'll ask him. He done the Billy Fury monument, by the

    way.
    http://www.liverpoolsculptures.com/website/fury.htm
    Thanks. I appreciate that. I'm squinting at those newscuttings on

    the wall and it looks like he met Yoko Ono. At any rate, he does good stuff.

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    I'd only go there for the English Brekkie, but that price sounds worth it.
    Gididi Gididi Goo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scouserdave View Post
    I think the address is 683 West Derby Road, but just look out for the Newsham Park bizzie shop. It's just across the road from

    there.
    Tuebrook.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    Tuebrook.
    LOL! You know the bridge going across the road? I thought it was part of the derailed Liverpool -

    Southport route. I gained access by climbing over the wall where the old bowling green used to be in Newsham Park. Took a few snaps and was about to go back

    when a friggin' train hurtled past, beeping it's horn! (Almost) Shiit myself!

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    I

    know where you mean. The green behind the old Newsham hospital ? There is a little tunnel there too. Havn't looked there for a long time so it could be

    bricked up now.
    Do you remember the little Tatoo shop that was just under the bridge ( on the main road) ? It was there for years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    I know where you mean. The green behind the

    old Newsham hospital ? There is a little tunnel there too. Havn't looked there for a long time so it could be bricked up now.
    Do you remember the

    little Tatoo shop that was just under the bridge ( on the main road) ? It was there for years.
    Yeah I know that tunnel, it's in between (what

    was) the Seaman's Orphange and the bowling green. Don't know now, but there were garden allotments on the other side. Don't recall the tatoo shop.

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    Was the tatto shop called Pete's

    Tattoos?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scouserdave View Post
    LOL! You know the bridge going across the road? I thought it was part of the derailed Liverpool - Southport route. I gained access by climbing over the wall where the old bowling green used to be in Newsham Park. Took a few snaps and was about to go back when a friggin' train hurtled past, beeping it's horn! (Almost) Shiit myself!
    Any pics of that ?
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    Paul, you're only 5 mins drive away. Pop in for breakfast
    I'm a big admirer of Tom Murphy's work he's a legend I'll definitely be dropping in there thanks Dave.

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    The tunnel was still open last year when I walked through the park. I used to use it every day when I lived in Sutton St. to take my dog to the park.
    You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
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