Monthly Archives: April 2009

Sacred Geese…

These Egyptian Geese (Lalopochen Aegyptiacus) pictured with young by ‘The Broadland Folk’ are an introduction to Britain and found mainly in East Anglia. They are a member of the Shelduck family and were considered sacred to the Ancient Egyptians.

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For the Love of Charlie…

For the Love of Charlie…     Charles Spencer Chaplin – Dear Charlie Chaplin!    Dear Charlie became Sir Charles Chaplin, receiving his knighthood from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in 1979. His film career had spanned 54 years, … Continue reading

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The Wherry and The Windmill…

A taste of the past… This dramatic picture from The Broadland Folk shows a traditional Norfolk Wherry moored alongside a traditional Norfolk Windmill, and thus providing us with a wonderful glimpse of those lost bygone days.

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London’s Natural History Museum

An impressive building with an impressive interior and displays. Thousands visit the museum every day of the year… to wander its vast halls or just sit outside for lunch and a drink. It was also the setting for David Suchet’s … Continue reading

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…Another picture from the Museum

This Blue Whale loomed out at us, when Marilyn and I, made a recent visit to The Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Marilyn can remember this specimen from visits to the museum when she was a child.

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The Priory…

Another delightful view of The Priory… from where our Good Friday Walk ended with the gathering of the many different voices of religion. We had started out from the Catholic Church of St. Mary - our walk taking in much of the … Continue reading

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Easter Bonnet’s

Rain! did not dampen the spirits for the hundreds that took to Dunstable High Street for the Easter Good Friday Walk to The Priory.

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St. Olaf’s… from The Broadland Folk

The Broadland Folk continue their voyage around The Norfolk Broads. In this striking picture you can see St. Olaf’s New Cut looking from Haddiscoe Bridge.

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The Smallest Paddle Steamer?

This ever popular picture must surely show the world’s smallest paddle steamer still working on the Norfolk Broads. The picture was taken, then kindly sent to me from The Broadland Folk. During the Victorian period large passenger paddle steamers ran a regular … Continue reading

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