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The Maison De Girrafes Caption Competition #306

Lunchtime the bright spring sun blazed down so the dogs took me to the beach. This is what it looked like. Not bad for lunchtime, eh? But I digress. On the same walk I took this picture, and that’s the … Continue reading

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Echinoids

Here is a small collection of fossils. I’m posting this to celebrate the recovery of the second one along on the bottom row, found by me earlier today on Cromer East Beach while Crox Minor and I were walking the … Continue reading

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What I Did In My Summer Holidays

Some of you might remember having visited our beach hut the Maison Des Girrafes Marine Biology Field Station. We gave this up about a year ago due to lack of use on our part – as well as the fact that … Continue reading

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Pride

Today the Fine City of Norwich hosted its Pride event, and me and the Croxii went to take a look. Pride comes before a Hall. In this case, Norwich City Hall When we got there the Forum (Norwich’s fine modern … Continue reading

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Literary Locations

Heartened this morning by a couple of very nice customer reviews for By The Sea, as well as by some sunshine, I went to the beach with the Canes Croxorum. On the way I took some photos of places that … Continue reading

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Gothick Gratitude

Phew! Five days ago I started a promotion in which I gave away, free, gratis and for nothing, the Kindle version of my gothick horror detective novel By The Sea to coincide with the Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster … Continue reading

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Another Mystery Bone For You To Identify

A while ago I posted a beachcombing of a bone found on the East Beach at Cromer, which my Friend Mr P. V. of Lewisham (who regularly entertains such images in his blog, Zygoma) identified as the humerus of a … Continue reading

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Tolkien in Cromer

I knew that J. R. R. Tolkien had once visited Norwich, but imagine my shock and awe at the news, communicated by my friend Mr M. A.-B. – colleague, fellow Tolkienist and translator into German of The Science of Middle-earth -  that … Continue reading

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Country Life

It says something about the peace of a district when the biggest news around concerns the provenance of chickens on a roundabout. Some chickens, earlier today (not on a roundabout). For decades beyond count, chickens pecked at the spot on … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #47

Hmm. Perhaps I haven’t been blogging enough.

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