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We finally found Red Squirrels! 

Yesterday we returned  to Formby Point and I promise,  the picture to the right at the top is of a Red Squirrel!!!!!!!! We finally saw one – well actually three in the end,  it has taken almost 20 years of visiting, but they were worth the wait! 236 more words

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Legally George, Part 2

Richard Harrison takes another look at a Formby classic with particular emphasis on litigation funding.

Part 1 set out a pastiche of Formby’s “The Window Cleaner” aka “When I’m Cleaning Windows”, to reflect the hard-working legal professional’s fundamental activity, drafting contracts. 381 more words


Legally George...

Richard Harrison amends a Formby classic for the benefit of the legal profession.

George Formby was a Lancastrian comedian, film actor, songwriter and banjolele player who was at one time the UK’s highest paid entertainer. 769 more words

Our first asparagus harvest: worth the wait

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


the day without the squirrels

After hearing about the sand dunes and the red squirrels at Formby, I wanted to make it out to there last summer but for unknown reasons, didn’t.
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Patterns Of The Sea.

Always blows my mind how consistent the patterns in the sand are. How does this even happen!? I would love to see a time lapse of these patterns forming. 10 more words