It's somewhere 'oop north'
It birthed the Beatles, a couple of football teams and an accent that's woefully short on vowels
It contains a dirty river that people love to sing about crossing.
I'm about to discover more this weekend when the Animator and I are hosted by Tourism Liverpool for a travel piece I'm doing for a NZ publication.
Not looking forward to battling the overcrowded motorways of this wee isle on a Friday night but excited about seeing another part of England (and of sleeping, eating and sightseeing on someone else's dime).
Sometimes it's a handy skill to be able to string a sentence or two together...