Some pictures from last month when Jane Christian and I were walking along a section of the Norfolk Broads near Loddon including: three mills ancient & modern; Swallows & Amazons are alive and well; and the Hardley Cross – the ancient boundary between Norwich and Great Yarmouth. The "Philip & Mary" reference is to Queen "Bloody" Mary Tudor and her husband the King of Spain. (Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition at Loddon!)
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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