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Hi everyone :) My name is Anne (AKA Little Annie)
I have 2 aquatic pets, little Ethel my beloved female betta, and Mavis my axolotl. I thought Mavis was a female axolotl for months, and then something, erm, 'dropped' (two things actually!) and that was when I learned that Mavis was in fact a male :D
Mavis resides in a 130L tank, and Ethel resides in a 28L tank.
I am going to buy Ethel a new tank, 60L. However, when I get it, I want to set it up as a planted tank before moving her in, so will be so glad of help with that. I need to keep it as simple as poss, with hardy plants, as I can even make plastic plants wilt!
I look forward to learning, and reading your posts, and hopefully you will enjoy my posts and pictures too :)
 

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Was that not the haunted house, in 2010? I thought the funhouse was dismantled and taken to Blackpool, but I may well be wrong on that one!
Ahh sorry, I was thinking of Blackpool. The one in Blackpool burned down in 1991. Had no idea it had been moved from Southport!
 

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Are either of you old enough to remember the Funhouse at Pleasureland?
That's the funny thing, I don't actually remember a funfair at Southport, though it's possible I'm mixing up memories of funfairs at Blackpool. As a child, we went to Southport as a day trip on the bus, but we went to Blackpool for a week's holiday in the 1950s and early 60s. As we grew older we spent most of our Southport visits shopping in Lord Street.
I haven't been to Southport since we came here 30 years ago. It's probably changed so much I wouldn't recognise it.
 

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Welcome to the forum, and you can add me to the North West gang.

I haven't been to Southport for a couple of years but my grandparents used to drag me along to an annual show that I think was for wine and flowers, but I can't be sure now.

I also seem to remember a very wavy road coming along the front heading towards the beach parking area, I do wonder if they have levelled that road yet.
 

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Southport flower show. I never went to that. But I do remember the golf competitions because we could never get on a bus going to Southport due to the number of people going to the competition.
 

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Greetings from the beautiful Birmingham :hi:lol I forget we have beeches sometimes
 
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