Posts Tagged "memory"

Those in Peril, A Blue Funnel Story

Those in Peril, A Blue Funnel Story

Earlier this month, we were contacted by Miles Averill, whose father Ian Cook, has recently written a book about his time at sea, entitled ‘Those in Peril, a Blue Funnel Story’. Here’s what Miles had to say. “My father in New Zealand has written a book called ‘Those In Peril’ and which is now published in New Zealand by a…

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The Alex Owens Recordings – Part One

The Alex Owens Recordings – Part One

In the 1990’s Alex Owen’s made a series of VHS recordings of Liverpool Seafarers talking about their memories and seafaring stories.  We’ve digitised them and will be publishing them here as part of a series of archive interviews.  This is part one.  Please let us know if you recognise any of the interviewees. Mike Feltham has recognised the people in…

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The 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion

The 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion

I was invited down to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch last weekend to some filming at the 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion. The weather was amazing and it was really great to see how connected the Old Boys are by their experience at The Indefatigable. Here’s a link to a piece we did earlier with Bill Smith talking about his time at the…

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Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

This was the project that really initiated this site. It was a collaboration between National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool University and Re-Dock, looking at particular place and time – the south-central Liverpool waterfront from to the 1950s to the 1970s. It is also about Liverpool in the twenty-first century. The project involved a year of research and development, the results of…

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