My Sunday Photo – April 22nd, 2018.

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While we were away on our foggy holiday in north Norfolk we made a trip to Amazona Zoo in Cromer where I completely and utterly fell in love with the baby mara.

The Patagonian mara are funny little things. They seem like a sort of rabbit, sort of deer cross (wouldn’t want to think about that too much). They wander the zoo freely and the first time we visited I remember thinking they had escaped and looking around for someone to alert. As no one else seemed that bothered we just carried on.

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Aren’t they gorgeous? They were attracting a lot of attention.

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My Sunday Photo – April 1st, 2018.

IMG_2402Before I set eyes on Oxburgh Hall, I was captivated by the church next door, which I saw from the road.

My initial thought about St John the Evangelist was that it looked like a ruin but actually that’s not the case. Apparently, in 1948, its tower and spire collapsed into the south side of the nave. The nave was not rebuilt and remains gloriously open to the elements.

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I totally fell for these chairs and have about 20 photos of them from different angles (don’t worry, I’ll only post one).

The rest of the church does have a roof, although last November someone stole the lead from the chapel, which means “when it rains outside; it rains inside”, according to the sign. It’s distressing to see the water damage and the floor is lined with buckets to catch the drips (we left a donation to help the appeal to fund repairs).

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One of the things the church is famous for is its terracotta tombs. I didn’t know anything about them before we arrived so they were quite a surprise.

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My Sunday Photo – March 25th, 2018.

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My in-laws have been visiting this weekend so, even though it was a bit of a grey day yesterday, we ventured into the wilds of Norfolk to the very beautiful Oxburgh Hall.

While a National Trust property, descendants of Sir Edmund Bedingfield, who built the house in 1482, still live there today.

I will do a full post about our visit soon (with lots more photos).

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