The microclimate of Staffordshire

Thursday afternoons at Birkenhead School were for playing soldiers. Everyone was more or less obliged to join the Combined Cadet Force. We were fortunate, or perhaps unfortunate, to have a genuine, high-ranking ex-soldier as our CO: Lt. Col. Arthur N. Green (AKA The Ang). Dad’s Army was one of the most popular programmes at the…

Thor’s Stone

Thor's Stone at Thurstaston

Thor's Stone is known to everyone who lives, or has lived, on the Wirral. The sandstone outcrop known as Thor's Stone It is a big lump of sandstone on Thurstaston Common, from where there are superb views of the Dee and across the Mersey. You are very aware that you are standing on a peninsula:…