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Barcroft Productions / BBC The Day The Dinosaurs Died

The Day the Dinosaurs Died

Tonight on BBC 2 at 9pm there is an amazing programme which explores and tries to prove a long held belief, namely that the dinosaurs were wiped out by an […]

Lebanese Fossils

While we were in The Lebanon we were taken to Byblos (known in arabic as Jbeil).  This is an amazing ancient city, indeed it is believed to be the earliest […]

Jeita Grotto

We have just returned from a few days in the Lebanon, and one of the highlights of the trip was visiting the amazing Jeita Grotto. Up in the foothills of […]

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

I was fortunate enough a little while ago to visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.  I had heard that they had some remains of the now extinct Dodo […]

Featured in The Field

We are delighted that Charlotte Bailey Rocks Fossils & Minerals has been featured in this month’s edition of The Field magazine.  The article focuses on the growth in the use […]

HAC at Ham House for Polo, Picnics, and Parades

I know, I know, we said that we weren’t going to do any more shows and exhibitions, but this one is very local, friendly, and a really good day out, […]

Stephen Perse Foundation Cabinet of Curiosities

I was this month delighted to be invited to the opening of the new Senior School Library at the Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge. The room which has been converted […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Well it’s that time again ! We have, at least, this year managed to restrain ourselves until the very end of October.  Now, with the doormat invisible underneath piles of […]

Petrified Forest in West London

Petrified Forest in West London

Close to the Thames in West London remains have been found that point to an ancient Petrified Forest.  This despite the predominantly Alluvial nature of this area. As the wood […]

Christmas Decorations at Hampton Court by John S Turner

After the summer holidays comes Christmas !

Having got back after my summer break I was at the garden centre yesterday buying autumn flowering Hebes, where I saw a display of Christmas crackers … definitely, crackers ! […]