Marching On Together

Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Friday, 15 July 2016

Millions of exotic and rare jellyfish, known as moon jellies washing up on Cornish beaches

Thousands of jellyfish have washed up on a Cornish beach just days after a sperm whale got stranded and died at the same place.
Marine specialists say the current onshore winds are bringing in large numbers of jellyfish from the Atlantic.
The jellyfish, known as moon jellies, which used to be rare in Cornish waters, do not have a painful sting.
On Sunday, a female sperm whale was discovered in the shallows on Perranporth beach.
Matt Slater, from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, said:
"It's shocking the amount of jellyfish which are turning up.
"There are millions of jellyfish in our waters at this time of year.
When I'm out surfing, I keep hitting them with my board."
He added moon jellies were rare in Cornish waters five years ago, but they now seem to be abundant at this time of year.
There could soon be sightings of leatherback turtles - the largest turtles in the world - as these feed on jellyfish, he said.
Christian McConville, from the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, said: "Jellyfish do not have a tremendous amount of control over movement.
"It's likely the prevailing wind drew them to the coast and the tide left them on the beach." He said this is the first major stranding event that he has seen this year.

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