Category Archives: Cromercrox In China

Psoriasis

Time was when I thought psoriasis was an obscure pharaoh, possibly one of the late and degenerate Ptolemies. Or possibly a small town in Kansas (pop. 207). Until I got it myself. I’d had infantile eczema until the age of … Continue reading

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Norfolk Never Misses An Opportunity To Miss An Opportunity

Next time you visit Norfolk, call in at the Norwich Castle museum or even the bijou establishment in Cromer, and if you have very sharp eyes, you might just see a few bones of one of the most important fossils … Continue reading

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Cromercrox in China: Many Banquets

Food. We all need it. It’s all made of basically the same stuff. But oh, in how many different ways can it be prepared. Speaking as a man for whom food is very important, it played a big part in … Continue reading

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Cromercrox In China: The Figured Stones of Chaoyang

I have been deluged by a request from a Dr S. S. of Lüneberg for more pictures from my visit to China – of fossils, I assume. Now, one can’t just assail one’s readers (either of them) with random fossils. … Continue reading

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Cromercrox in China: Figured Stones

What is a fossil? Our word ‘fossil’ comes from the Latin verb fodere, which means ‘to dig’. A fossil, therefore, is something that’s dug up. This is a somewhat vague definition, as it could apply equally well to the bone … Continue reading

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Cromercrox Goes To China

It will not have escaped your notice that I’ve been away recently, traveling in the Middle Kingdom. Here are the bald facts about my visit. Being, as I am, a longtime scientific editor whose journal has published many scientific papers … Continue reading

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I’m Off

In just over an hour I’ll be leaving the Maison Des Girrafes, bound for China. If my propitiations to the Sons of Muspell and BA Cabin Crew have worked, I’ll get there on Monday morning. I can’t complain – it … Continue reading

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The Erection of Pondside Lodge – A Story In Pictures

Today, as promised, I can give the full-frontal, explicit and unexpurgated story of the erection of our new chicken house. We have been the proud owners of an Eglu, manufactured by Omlet, for some time now. Here’s our current eglu … Continue reading

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