We may strive and scrat
and fend, but it's little we can do arter all--the big things come and go wi' no striving o' our'n-- they do, that they do; and I think you're in the right on it to keep the little un, Master Marner, seeing as it's been sent to you, though there's folks as thinks different.
And God helps us with our headpieces and our hands as well as with our souls; and if a man does bits o' jobs out o' working hours-- builds a oven for 's wife to save her from going to the bakehouse, or scrats
at his bit o' garden and makes two potatoes grow istead o' one, he's doin' more good, and he's just as near to God, as if he was running after some preacher and a-praying and a-groaning."
Throwaway interludes involving a trio of fluffy hatchlings on the hunt for three wayward eggs are cast in the same mould as the Minions in Despicable Me and Scrat
in Ice Age, with an unexpectedly dark pay-off.
Cllr Steve Munby, Cabinet Member for Highways and Neighbourhoods Not very exciting ANYONE who has seen the Ice Age films will remember the character called Scrat
. For those who haven't, he is a sabre-tooth squirrel, who is so obsessed with holding onto his acorn that he gets into all kinds of scrapes and sets off a series of natural disasters like floods, or even diverting an asteroid.
The passages, alleys and corners are filled with ice sculptures - like Scrat
from Ice Age - which change every month.
Nothing here -- or anywhere else, probably -- is as funny as Scrat
from Ice Age , but Ice Age is constantly diluting Scrat
with conventional sitcom humour and story beats about 'family values' in the name of pleasing every demographic.
If you're looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer their favourite characters will be at Resorts World Birmingham at intervals every Thursday, including Sid and Scrat
from Ice Age on July 28, Ben and Holly on August 4, PAW Patrol's Chase and Marshall on August 11, and The Gruffalo and Peppa Pig on August 18 and August 25 respectively.
As ever, Scrat
the squirrel is the main reason to watch.
Meanwhile, we catch up with the unrelated acorn-chasing adventures of Scrat
the sabre-toothed squirrel, voiced by Chris Wedge, while Queen Latifah, Simon Pegg, Jennifer Lopez and Denis Leary all return.
Ice Age: Collision Course posits that Scrat
the calamitous squirrel was the unwitting catalyst for the solar system as we know it, setting off a chain of cosmological events in his relentless pursuit of a tasty acorn.
Meanwhile, we catch up with the unrelated acorn-chasing adventures Scrat
the sabre-toothed squirrel, voiced by Chris Wedge, while Queen Latifah, Simon Pegg, Jennifer Lopez Denis Leary all return.