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The Merseyside Pub Guide 2013 By Phil Wieland
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A guide to the pubs and bars of Merseyside, listing over 1,700 with details of over 1,100 I have visited. For more information, visit www.merseypub.com. Sixth Edition: Database updated to 28 January... More > 2013.< Less
The Merseyside Pub Guide 2014 By Phil Wieland
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The best guide to the pubs and bars of Merseyside, listing over 1,700 with details of over 1,100 I have visited. For more information, visit www.merseypub.com. Seventh Edition: Database updated to 16... More > February 2014.< Less
A Mad Merseyside Poets World By Stephen Stirk
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I am a Comedy Poet from Merseyside England. I have found that most traits and attitudes, when observed, will leak a little laughter, fetch a fragment of fun, or just sneak a sly smile. Few people can... More > say that they don't raise a grin at innapropriate times. For instance, the old lady tripping up ,or some heroic exploit that goes sadly wrong.I am 'the poet in the corner'.That sad little being who comits such things to rhyme, and takes the time and effort to emphasise human failings with all the savagery and cynicism that they don't really deserve. Please feel free to view my work at: www.poetrypoem.com/asiseeit . Merseyside has a rich diversity of people and cultures. Our humor finds its roots in the ability to laugh at ourselves before others.I have also included a selection of more serious poetry. This is my first publication, and I hope that you enjoy the ramblings of a 'Mad Merseyside Poet'. The cover picture is of Rock Park Gates in Rock Ferry (circa 1960s) painted by my late father Jim Stirk< Less
A Mad Merseyside Poets World By Stephen Stirk
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I am a Comedy Poet from Merseyside England. I have found that most traits and attitudes, when observed, will leak a little laughter, fetch a fragment of fun, or just sneak a sly smile. Few people can... More > say that they don't raise a grin at innapropriate times. For instance, the old lady tripping up ,or some heroic exploit that goes sadly wrong.I am 'the poet in the corner'.That sad little being who comits such things to rhyme, and takes the time and effort to emphasise human failings with all the savagery and cynicism that they don't really deserve. Please feel free to view my work at: www.poetrypoem.com/asiseeit . Merseyside has a rich diversity of people and cultures. Our humor finds its roots in the ability to laugh at ourselves before others.I have also included a selection of more serious poetry. This is my first publication, and I hope that you enjoy the ramblings of a 'Mad Merseyside Poet'. The cover picture is of Rock Park Gates in Rock Ferry (circa 1960s) painted by my late father Jim Stirk< Less
Buoyant on the Blackstuff: (Me, Marathons, Maggie and Merseyside) (1982-1992) By Tony Peacock
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‘An involvement in running marathons is unhealthy; physically, mentally, socially and too many other alleys to go into.” Set mainly in and around Merseyside between 1982 and 1992, this is... More > the story of one man’s journey from disillusioned footballer to deluded runner. In turbulent and often tragic times locally, nationally and globally, this book takes a serious look at contemporary events while simultaneously providing a light-hearted view of an obsession with putting one foot in front of the other, as quickly as possible, without falling over. The Beatles , Nelson Mandela, Michael Jackson, Maggie Thatcher, to name but a few, join us on a whistle-stop magical cultural tour of the 80s, sometimes reaching speeds of ten miles an hour. In many ways this is also a love story; a love of people, places and plodding along on the Blackstuff.< Less
The People's Book By Oliver Thompson
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The People’s Book is a project designed to highlight the magnificent fan base that make up Everton Football Club and to bring Everton fans from all around the world together to share their... More > stories. It is a book written by Evertonians for Evertonians. A book for the people. Celebrate everything that makes Everton and its supporters wonderful with this book that is a perfect read for every Evertonianwith tales from Rotterdam, Wembley and Scunthorpe!< Less
The Silence Museum By Clare Kirwan
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This debut collection by prizewinning Merseyside poet, Clare Kirwan, includes her characteristic mix of quirky, witty and reflective poems. Always both accessible and thought-provoking, most of these... More > poems have been published in a wide range of journals and anthologies (including Iota; The Found Poetry Review; Binnacle; Prole; Orbis; MsLexia and Sculpted: Poetry of the Northwest) or been placed in various national poetry competitions. The Silence Museum's themes are the unspoken aspects of our lives - difficult relationships, fragile aspirations and the dark fear that your mother may be a Bond villain. ...funny, abrasive, quirky, profound, a fine poet ... not to be missed.’ Paul Blackburn, Write Out Loud ‘...excellent, clear and polished, with just the right mix of serious poems and the bizarre.’ Gill McEvoy< Less
Voices From A Childhood By Edward Cullen
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This is the story of a Merseyside childhood in the 1950s and 60s. As the son of a Liverpool docker, the author paints a vivid picture of working class life: trips to New Brighton, beatings at school,... More > bomb-sites and demolition, teenage love, parental deaths and memories of Dixie Dean. As an older teenager he trained with the RAF, did duty (under the influence) at Churchill's funeral and went on Vietnam War demonstrations. He uses his memories of family life and growing up in those sometimes boring, sometimes turbulent years to reflect on the meaning of it all.< Less
Voices From A Childhood By Edward Cullen
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This is the story of a Merseyside childhood in the 1950s and 60s. As the son of a Liverpool docker, the author paints a vivid picture of working class life: trips to New Brighton, beatings at school,... More > bomb-sites and demolition, teenage love, parental deaths and memories of Dixie Dean. As an older teenager he trained with the RAF, did duty (under the influence) at Churchill's funeral and went on Vietnam War demonstrations. He uses his memories of family life and growing up in those sometimes boring, sometimes turbulent years to reflect on the meaning of it all.< Less
Liverpool Canoe Club 2011 (Full Colour) By Liverpool Canoe Club
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This book is a collection of articles and stories written by Liverpool Canoe Club members about their exploits and ventures during 2011. This includes many journeys and paddles in and around... More > Merseyside together with regular trips to Wales, Lake District and Scotland. Over 40 club members spent two weeks paddling in the Durance region of the French Alps in 2011. The Club is based in the centre of Liverpool and enjoys use of the facilities at Liverpool Marina with access to Albert Dock. We are one of the most active clubs in the country with over a 150 trips and paddles a year. Liverpool Canoe Club prides itself on catering for all of its Members` canoeing interests and requirements. We aim to provide the maximum canoeing and kayaking opportunities for all our members. www.liverpoolcanoeclub.co.uk< Less