Tag Archives: on the ball city!


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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Quite a lot has happened in the Maison des Girrafes during 2011. Crox Minima started at high school, making her Dad proud, and Crox Minor was Bat-Mitzvah, bringing tears of joy to the eye of this atheist (Jewish Section); The … Continue reading

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Now then: what has this Ma tovu ohalecha Ya’akov, Mish’k’no’techa Yisrael. got to do with this? Kick off, throw in, have a little scrimmage, Keep it low, a splendid rush, bravo, win or die; On the ball, City, never mind … Continue reading

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A Mystery Fish For You To Identify, And Other Stuff

While walking along the beach this afternoon, Canis croxorum alerted me to this washed-up fish. It’s a pretty common North Sea fish, I believe, though I have never seen one before. Its roe sometimes appears pseudonymously as caviar. Can you … Continue reading

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As both my readers will know, I am a keen supporter of Norwich City FC, known to its fans as the Canaries, on account of their bright yellow strip. I can haz season ticket and on any Saturday afternoon when … Continue reading

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The Condition of Sheffield United FC

(Note: this is an obscure football joke. But, hey, if Cath can put up incomprehensible posts about ice hockey, well…)

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A Problem Shared

A friend of mine – I’m not allowed to blow their cover (and, if you’re asking, it’s not Professor Trellis of North Wales me) – is an Agony Relative for their local newspaper. This person has run out of problems … Continue reading

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Eggs Eleven

One of our two laying chickens has come good on one of her resolutions, which is presumably to lay bigger eggs in ’11. Either that, or try to impersonate an ostrich. I collected the whopper on the right a few … Continue reading

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Local History

It is said that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Last night’s three pints of Adnam’s Old Ale didn’t finish me off  – and neither did this morning’s hangover cure, a restorative and somewhat exfoliative march along the beach. … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #103

This one kindly sent in by Ms. C. R. of South Wales. Please be aware that light houses should be avoided by Cardiac Persons at all times, especially if they are old, drunk, asthmatic and there are more than 19 … Continue reading

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