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Taking advantage of the prevailing winds

The Dutch Klipper had been built in 1899, and had sailed the Baltic in her early years, carrying cargos of Scandinavian timber. By 1996, she had settled into a routine, carrying cargo from Ghent and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, to Wells-next-the-sea.   128 more words

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Samphire - how to prepare and eat it the proper Norfolk way

Samphire, or Marsh Samphire is a succulent primitive-looking plant that grows on the salt marshes of North Norfolk.  It’s recently become fashionable to serve as an accompaniment to fish, so much that even a large national supermarket sell an inferior version imported from abroad and sealed in plastic.  436 more words


Samphire - A Mermaid's Kiss

Do you know samphire?
We bet you don’t.
Samphire (Salicornis europaea) – yummy yummy – is also known as sea asparagus or poor man’s asparagus. It’s a wild plant growing in abundance in the saltmarshes where it drowns twice a day. 872 more words

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Cley Exhibition

I spent last Wednesday setting up our little section of the shop at Cley Windmill with Mum.  It was so satisfying to see something through from taking the photographs, printing, framing and hanging the finished pieces in their places at Cley.   247 more words


Sheringham Morris Dancing Festival 2014

The Morris Dancing Festival is this weekend 5th & 6th July – Sheringham, Norfolk. Here is a taster from 2013′s festival:

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