In the urban core, huge gothic doors of the Anglican church were bolted. The Mersey river shimmered in the sunlight, but the surface of the water was still unusually quiet. Further afield, a few rare ships were rushing to anchor.
Imagine what it would be like to live here without being sealed off by the Covid-19 pandemic? Concert Square will be jubilant rather than silent. Bedlam is no longer Bedlam if losing the bustle of Bold Street. Liverpool seemed frozen by the magic of the witch.
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