Monthly Archives: April 2010

Don’t Let The Seagulls Have All The Fun …

… come to the Cromer Crab Festival between 21 and 23 May, cleverly timed to coincide with Cromer Is So Bracing 2010, an informal gathering of blogtastic types. Confirmed attendees include, notwithstanding inasmuch as which, Mr G. S. of Glasgow, … Continue reading

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Talkin’ ’bout M-m-my Generation

Many years ago when the world was young I was in a rock band (actually, I’ve been in quite a few rock bands, but that’s not important right now) in which all the musicians, including me, were middle-aged farts, careworn … Continue reading

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A Life-Changing iXperience

Me, having a Religious Experience, a few minutes ago (pic by Mr D. McD.) Through subterrene channels into which one might not enquire too deeply (if they told me, they said, they’d have to kill me) but which probably involve … Continue reading

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The Road to Beeston Regis

Beeston Regis is a village of some 1000 souls on the North Norfolk coast, between Sheringham and West Runton. The latest and arguably the most epochal event in its long history is that it has recently been deluged by me … Continue reading

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The Marvels of Mispronts

There must be something in the air – something, that is, apart from the smoke and ash from the eructation of Mt Eksplodingge-Skrabullfaktri, that is. I mean to say, one waits for ages for a few splorterific misprints to turn … Continue reading

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Round The Huorn – Special Movie Tie-In Edition

Both of you will be aware that in my copious free time I edit Mallorn, the Journal of the Tolkien Society. After humunguntious efforts by my Production Editor Mr C. S. of London (now marooned in Italy thanks to the … Continue reading

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Two Cheers for the Sons of Muspell

The recent geophysical eructation in Iceland continues to cause worldwide travel chaos. Several colleagues have had to postpone foreign trips, and at least two of my friends are stranded abroad. “I’m stuck in Lanzarote,” says one, “I love volcanoes!” At … Continue reading

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Dawkins, the Pope, Sex, Bacon Sandwiches, and the World Jewish Conspiracy

Richard Dawkins, the well-known former scientist and atheist messiah campaigner, along with his pal Christopher Hitchens, is exploring ways to arrest the Pope on a forthcoming visit to Britain for ‘crimes against humanity’ over the Pope’s ‘alleged cover-up’ of the … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in the Magic Kingdom

People do get somewhat snooty about Disney. But I can pretty much guarantee that anyone who’s been to Disneyland (or Disney World, or Euro Disney) will have been impressed. Long ago when the world was young, Mrs Crox and I … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in the Champs-Elysées

I had hardly touched down in Cromer after Eastercon when I set off once again, this time with massed Croxii, for our annual holiday.  Now you might wonder why we should be taking our annual holiday after Easter, when most … Continue reading

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