Category Archives: Cromer

Mosaic is the New Savanna

Time was when the model of human evolution went something like this: our ancestors essentially evolved to climb and live in trees, but with the general drying and cooling of the Earth’s climate over the past few million years, the … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #47

Custom-made Universes, made to order in Cromer. And you thought Cromer was all about crabs.

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Repair Newie

Cromer is pulling itself together after last December’s storm surge. When the Canes croxorum and I took advantage of the sunshine earlier today to investigate, we found that the beach huts were, in general, assuming a more upright state, though … Continue reading

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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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Apples for Sir Isaac

You might remember (either of you) that last summer I paid a visit to the old Norwich Fire Station, which was, back then, just about to be converted into the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, a sixth-form college devoted to … 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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Cats for Kites

Mrs Crox has just passed me a story on some unforseen consequences of the present inclement weather. The full story may be found here.

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Pet Supplies

Americans do love collecting leftovers for their dogs. I took this picture at the highly recommended Ironworks BBQ restaurant in Austin, TX, last month. Over here we are a little less free and easy about what our dogs consume, as … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #131

If you’re planning to visit the Cromer Enormoplex soon, be careful where you park your backside. Thank you. This photo courtesy of Mrs C. M. of Cromer.

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The Morning After

Last night I reported that Cromer was being battered by the combination of a very high tide and onshore winds. This lunchtime the Canes Croxorum and I went down there to see for ourselves. From a distance, Cromer seems untouched, … Continue reading

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