A Christmas walk on Formby beach

A Christmas walk on Formby beach

Inspired by squirrels [yesterday], decided to go for a Boxing Day walk along the seashore at the National Trust Formby Nature Reserve, which is home to one of Britain’s last surviving red squirrel colonies.  Bitterly cold but bright with clear blue sky. It’s National Trust land with a red squirrel reserve which we did not … Continue reading A Christmas walk on Formby beach

Conjuring lost lives from the sands of Lunt Meadows

Conjuring lost lives from the sands of Lunt Meadows

Everything dies, baby, that’s a fact But maybe everything that dies someday comes back A few miles to the north of Liverpool, on a sandy spur of land on the floodplain of the river Alt, is one of the most significant archaeological sites in Britain. At Lunt Meadows, Ron Cowell, Curator of Prehistory at the Museum … Continue reading Conjuring lost lives from the sands of Lunt Meadows