Good news! The 2015 print edition of The Merseysider magazine (Issue 6) is now available. It costs just £2.50 and UK purchasers can buy it directly from us post free by clicking HERE. Alternatively, the magazine is available from the usual stockists (see list below). Once again it’s an issue packed with varied and interesting content, including:
Features and interviews: Jimmy McGovern; New Brighton; classic Liverpool TV; a walk along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal; the John Moores painting prize; Michael Phoenix (Liverpool violin maker); Brian Hudson’s memories of jazz, Merseybeat and Arthur Dooley; Malta; Linda Grant on her latest novel and her Liverpool childhood.
Local history: Herman Melville’s Liverpool; the Maybrick murder case; Williamson’s tunnels; Philip Toosey (the real life hero of the film The Bridge On The River Kwai).
Sport: Brian Viner on Lost Toffees, his book about his search for his boyhood Everton heroes; Neil Atkinson and John Gibbons of The Anfield Wrap on Make Us Dream, their book about Liverpool’s 2013/14 season.
And the rest! The Romany and Juliet (a short story by Mary J. Appleyard); recommended ‘pubs for the peckish’; ‘Halfway to Meatless’ – an innovative recipe; Midsummer Madness, a poem inspired by Ken Dodd; a crossword with a Merseyside theme.
That’s a heck of a lot of quality reading matter for £2.50!
Retailers who sell The Merseysider magazine include: Waterstones (Liverpool One and Birkenhead); the Liverpool Tate; News From Nowhere bookshop and Rennies art shop (both Bold St, Liverpool); Pritchards bookshop, Crosby; Literally bookshop, New Brighton; Linghams bookshop, Heswall.