Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

It is edited by CFZ Director Jon Downes, and subbed by the lovely Lizzy Bitakara'mire (formerly Clancy), scourge of improper syntax. The daily newsblog is edited by Corinna Downes, head administratrix of the CFZ, and the indexing is done by Lee Canty and Kathy Imbriani. There is regular news from the CFZ Mystery Cat study group, and regular fortean bird news from 'The Watcher of the Skies'. Regular bloggers include Dr Karl Shuker, Dale Drinnon, Richard Muirhead and Richard Freeman.The CFZ bloggo is updated daily, and there's nothing quite like it anywhere else. Come and join us...

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Friday, June 26, 2009

YAY FOR US (and particularly for Gavin L-W)

This lunchtime we posted the 1000th story on the CFZ Newsblog. Most of these are the responsibility of Gavin Lloyd-Wilson who is currently on leave of abscence as he writes a book about guitars. Hurry up and finish the damn thing dude, because we miss you....

1 comment:

G L Wilson said...

I don't think I'll ever want to see a guitar again when I finish this book. I spend most of the day and evening writing, writing, writing... then go to bed, get up in the morning and do it all over again.

It's knackering!

Congrats on getting past the 1000!

(Currently taking a lunchbreak before cracking on for the afternoon...)