Two years ago, at the end of what we were told had been the coldest March for fifty years, I cleared a layer of frozen snow on our allotment and planted fifteen asparagus crowns that we had ordered from the Royal Horticultural Society, but which arrived just as a blizzard moved in. 2,143 more words
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Bright, winter sunshine is a precious commodity and ought to be cherished. So when, one Saturday morning, I twitched back the curtains and drenched the bedroom with icy-pale light, I felt the effects of last night’s Guinness recede under a keenness to be by the sea. 413 more words
You might get blown away!
It is not as wild here as in some parts of the UK, but it’s bad enough!
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Following recent positive reports about red squirrels in the north of England, we revisit the story of the red squirrels at Formby. Countryside Manager Andrew Brockbank charts a challenging few years for the red squirrels on this stretch of the Sefton coast in Lancashire. 368 more words