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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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Saturday, August 17, 2013

SHERI THE CFZ INTERN: Day 8 – Thursday


Reluctantly I arose from a real bed for the last time. There was very little of my cereal left – not enough for even half a bowl. I therefore combined the remnants with two variety pack boxes to create an adult’s portion. At some point after this, I put up my tent with some help from Matt, and by that I mean that he did most of the work. There was some confusion about which camp bed was to go where, but this was sorted out in the end.

There was a fair bit of lounging around while we waited for all the various guests and speakers to arrive. Slowly they trickled in until the trickle became a rushing river. The rapids tore through the house and flooded the garden, ever growing in its gaiety, inebriation and drama. Eventually, however, the dam had to break. The masses flowed away, leaving only sediment behind. It took several hours until things had quietened down enough to sleep. 

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