Posts Tagged ‘Fossils’

Sinohydrosaurus – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

This is one of the first specimens that I ever obtained, nearly ten years ago now, but I still never cease to be amazed and grateful for being able to […]

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 […]

Colour Vision

  I thought that some of you might find this interesting about colour vision having been purported to have existed in creatures some 300 million years ago specifically in fish. […]

Auctions

I am puzzled … I was looking at some of the prices achieved at auctions where, occasionally, minerals and fossils were featured. Some of the prices are extraordinarily high compared […]

Trilobites

Trilobites – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

I find trilobites just fascinating, not least that they did not become extinct as such but evolved over hundreds of millions of years – they are actually from the same […]

Attempting to visit the Famous Fossil Museum at Monte San Giorgio in Italy

Having been fortunate enough to be in Switzerland for a few days ( we were in Le Bouveret, Port Valais on Lake Geneva) we were quite “close” to the Italian […]

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 […]

Fair Munchen – Fossils Galore !

Thursday 25th October – this afternoon I am off via Heathrow to Munich.  Tickets in bag ready for tomorrow’s opening of the Munich Fossil and Mineral show. Purported  to be […]

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 ! […]