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I'd love to but you have to have all all sorts of qualifications that takes years to get.
You can understand why it requires such experience.

It's not every zoo keeper that faces looking after such... erm.... 'exotic' wildlife.

If I had been shown this photograph of a 'zoo' and asked to guess where it might be, anywhere in the world.

Pretty obvious, isn't it.

Only in Cromer. :)

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I was thinking more along the lines of in the Gift Shop, lol.
You can buy 'Noisy Animals' souvenirs there.

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Do they like... make a sound if you....

I'm not quite sure actually and for some reason find myself hesitating to suggest.

Step forward Swifty, employed in his new role as... :welc: 'Customer Care Demonstrator'...?

Just a passing thought....
 

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You can understand why it requires such experience.

It's not every zoo keeper that faces looking after such... erm.... 'exotic' wildlife.

If I had been shown this photograph of a 'zoo' and asked to guess where it might be, anywhere in the world.

Pretty obvious, isn't it.

Only in Cromer. :)

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The view from @Swifty's kitchen window?
Nah .. all I can see is the neighbours fence and loads of weird stones I've collected displayed on my side .. and a plastic skull that been half weather aged and half candle burned .. and an original Kenner Ewok inside my kitchen on the window sill cheerfully waving at me ..
 

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You can understand why it requires such experience.

It's not every zoo keeper that faces looking after such... erm.... 'exotic' wildlife.

If I had been shown this photograph of a 'zoo' and asked to guess where it might be, anywhere in the world.

Pretty obvious, isn't it.

Only in Cromer. :)

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That scaly bastard? .. he's only playing, he got me at the 2019 Cromer carnival

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The view from @Swifty's kitchen window?
Nah .. all I can see is the neighbours fence and loads of weird stones I've collected displayed on my side .. and a plastic skull that been half weather aged and half candle burned .. and an original Kenner Ewok inside my kitchen on the window sill cheerfully waving at me ..
I can confirm that because here is the photo I took last time I visited.

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Here is @Swifty in his kitchen...





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Came across the following review from 'Tripadvisor'.

Crabstix Adventure Golf

"Brand new for 2019! 18 hole Adventure crazy golf, a first class course, set in the stunning location of Cromer, Norfolk’s gem. A fantastic game with some challenging holes, great family fun and good value too...'.

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attra..._Golf-Cromer_Norfolk_East_Anglia_England.html

It was just that, whilst this depicts an awesome 18 hole, Advenure golf course in a "stunning location", one accompanying photograph, doesn't quite seem to...

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Came across the following review from 'Tripadvisor'.

Crabstix Adventure Golf

"Brand new for 2019! 18 hole Adventure crazy golf, a first class course, set in the stunning location of Cromer, Norfolk’s gem. A fantastic game with some challenging holes, great family fun and good value too...'.

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attra..._Golf-Cromer_Norfolk_East_Anglia_England.html

It was just that, whilst this depicts an awesome 18 hole, Advenure golf course in a "stunning location", an accompanying photograph, doesn't quite seem to...

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You would have thought the fact it's in Norfolk it would at least have a windmill
 

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Came across the following review from 'Tripadvisor'.

Crabstix Adventure Golf

"Brand new for 2019! 18 hole Adventure crazy golf, a first class course, set in the stunning location of Cromer, Norfolk’s gem. A fantastic game with some challenging holes, great family fun and good value too...'.

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attra..._Golf-Cromer_Norfolk_East_Anglia_England.html

It was just that, whilst this depicts an awesome 18 hole, Advenure golf course in a "stunning location", an accompanying photograph, doesn't quite seem to...

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They appear to have made some improvements, this lifeboat station hole has just opened.

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The things you learn on the 'Forteana forums'.

So, there's s Cromer in New South Wales, Australia as well.

Struth, had myself confused, I couldn't see any difference...

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Pfft .. our sunsets are way better than theirs ..

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No contest ..
 

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Ace! .. I've just learned that the Roald Dahl written cult TV show Tales Of The Unexpected filmed an episode in Cromer starring Charles Dance. The episode's called Skeleton In The Closet. Here it is :) ..

Haha, really! :loveu:
I love TOTU and often hunt down the locations. Hadn't got round to that episode.

That episode is particularly gruesome and cruel. o_O
 

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Ace! .. I've just learned that the Roald Dahl written cult TV show Tales Of The Unexpected filmed an episode in Cromer starring Charles Dance. The episode's called Skeleton In The Closet. Here it is :) ..

Any locals you know in the 'Cromer' scenes?
 

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Any locals you know in the 'Cromer' scenes?
I didn't recognise anyone but that scene where they're sat in the cafe .. that's just beneath my old flat. I used to live in that building, it's called The Melbourne and was used to house American troops during WW2 except they trashed the place so it never reopened as a hotel. My mate's son is staff supervisor there, it's called No 1 nowadays and it's a fish restaurant upstairs, takeaway fish and chip shop (and restaurant) downstairs. It's been used for a few films in the past.

This the location of that TOTU scene as it looks nowadays, the lad in the pic is my mate's son. I trained him up at a different restaurant but not much because he was naturally good at the job ..

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