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Dinosaur mines of the Kem Kem

The great transgressions that occurred in the mid part of the Cretaceous have had a profound influence on the geology of many parts of the world. 1,223 more words


Noripterus returns - sorting out some pterosaur taxonomy

Immediately after the Munich pterosaur meeting ended in 2007, I moved to Beijing to take up a postdoctoral position at the IVPP. Perhaps the first bit of mail I has there was from the now late Wann Langston thanking me for setting up the Munich Flugsaurier (which he had attended) and sending me a photocopy of his notes and some old photographs he’d taken on a trip to China back in the 80s. 1,125 more words



So to avoid coursework following coursework following exams I took a trip to Robin Hood’s Bay. Found numerous interesting Jurassic fossils including some pyritised ammonites and a pentacrinus fossil. 27 more words


The secret life of starfish

In every sea, in every ocean,
Beasts of freakish locomotion
Prowl the substrate, seeking prey
To feast on in a monstrous way.

Dinner is served. 2,490 more words


Sunday Soul Search

Let us love without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good.

                                                                                                      Romans 12:9