Category Archives: Domesticrox

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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The Great War Remembered #7

‘Mess in the Trenches, Chemin-des-Dames, 1916′, by the Cromer Poultry Great War Re-Enactment Society.

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The Maison Des Girrafes Caption Competition #67

Here’s a snap I took this morning in the Vestibule des Girrafes, featuring Emma the until recently pissed-off Siamese Cat, and Heidi the Dog. Now, normally, I’d invite captions, and you may submit some if you wish. However, to make … Continue reading

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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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The End Of The End Of The Pier Show?

This picture taken not one hour since by Cromer resident Spencer Gray and posted on Twitter (@spenny10) shows the proximal end of Cromer Pier getting a thorough battering in a lethal combo of high winds and high tides not seen … Continue reading

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Age

They say that you know you’re getting old when a good day is waking without pain. I haven’t quite got that far yet, though I have reached a Professor Branestawm stage with my spectacles. The picture on the right shows, … Continue reading

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Who

Unless you have been buried 37 miles underground on the fifth moon of Jaglon Beta since – oooh – the Middle Pleistocene, it will not have escaped your notice that the 50th anniversary approaches of the first broadcast of Dr … Continue reading

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A New Pet

This afternoon I discovered this butterfly, in a somewhat sleepy state, on the windowsill behind my computer screen.  I didn’t have the heart to put it out of the window. After I posted the picture on the soshul meeja, my friend … Continue reading

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Tees

Many years ago I read one of those daft lists, you know the kind, you find them in magazines, colour sections and so on, with titles such as ‘twelve ways to know you’re not a pickled cucumber’ or ‘fourteen ways … Continue reading

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It’s Samhain, Already!

Welcome to our ‘umble ‘ome … Our ‘umble ‘ome, earlier today. … where you’ll be greeted by Mysterious Hooded Figures. A Mysterious Hooded Figure, yesterday. Or maybe the day before. In the image above, Crox Minor, for it is she, … Continue reading

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