The Past

The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.

L. P. Hartley   1895-1972 

Friday, 6 June 2014

National Wildflower Centre Liverpool

We visited the Wildflower Centre a few weeks ago - admission was free because it was early in the season and very few plants were in flower.
You'll find the centre in Court Hey Park.
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Wednesday, 4 June 2014

New Brighton

As a child we would go to New Brighton ( Liverpool's playground ) - train to Central Station, walk across the city to the Pier Head and then the ferry direct to New Brighton.
The ferry at New Brighton has since closed and the large amusement park burnt down many years ago.

Many landmarks remain - the lighthouse with ships making their way down the Mersey, Fort Perch Rock but the marina I think is quite new. Within the last forty years - that new …

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Penguins - move your cursor and take them for a walk !!

Say it as it is ......

Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land amongst the stars.

Look around !!!

What is this life, full of care,

We have no time to stand and stare?

W. H. Davies  1870-1940