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18 July 2013
Opticians Ice sculpture for Charity Photographs by Patrick
Silverbergs, located on
Whitechapel, in the City Centre, was putting on quite a show
outside the shop situated next to the Met Shopping Centre on 13
July 2013. One shopper was to become very lucky! The shop boasts
to have the "largest collection of Designer glasses and
Sunglasses in the North West of England." so it was no
surprise that the ice sculpture formed outside the store was in
the sharp of a pair of Maui Jim sunglasses! They also had a few
competitions, and on one of the hottest days of the year so far,
many shoppers took a guess at how fast the huge block of ice
would melt, revealing a pair of Maui Jim Sunglasses that had
been frozen in to the sculpture. Times were taken from 10am to
6pm. The idea was to guess the time they would fall out and
every ticket sold was to raise money for the Liverpool Lord
Did you know that the business
is family run and totally an independent from any national or
international group of shops? Also they have been trading in
Liverpool for over 50 years?
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and would like to see if we can attended, please let us know by
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B.O.A. 70th Anniversary DVD
THE video footage we
have taken at the 70th BOA events this year in Liverpool has
fully edited is
available to buy, on a DVD, from our Online
on Mersey Reporter very soon. For
each DVD sold, £3.00 will go to the Liverpool's Lord
Mayor's Charity Appeal. (Registered Charity No. 229539)
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you are outside the UK, you can still order copies, but
only by emailing
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a postage cost and a payment link, should you wish to
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Sarwat Chadda Has Visited Formby Video and photographs by Patrick
ON a very hot and sunny
evening, on the 16 July 2013, author Sarwat Chadda visited
Formby Books, as he stopped off on a trip from London to
Merseyside. As part of his tour of Mersesyide promoting his
book, 'Devil's Kiss' and awesome 'Ash Mistry'
series he also visited some schools the following day. The shop
provided some light free refreshments as Sarwat met his fans.
His books if you do not know about them are ideal for all ages
over 10 years and are on the lines of Horowitz, Percy Jackson
and Spook's. Over the evening we had the honour of talking to
the man himself. If you spotted our Facebook preview videos,
then you might guess, Dr who Fans and quite a few other groups
might be very keen to pick up his books as well... So if you
want to see the full interview we conducted with Sarwat Chadda,
please choose the player type below...
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see our video footage.
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