A spectacular innings to liven up a quiet Saturday in King’s Lynn

After doing my weekly food shop I listened to some county cricket on the radio – a one day semi-final between Durham and Nottinghamshire. After losing the toss and being put into bat Durham ran up 354 from their 50 overs, with Ben Stokes hitting 164 off 113 balls. Nottinghamshire did their best in response but unsurprisingly were never really in the hunt. Appropriately it fell to Ben Stokes to perform the last act of the game that his innings effectively won for his side.

Between my trip to and from the Hardwick Sainsbury’s and a visit to the library in the break between innings I got plenty of photographs….

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Three cormorants together is not a very common sight in the King's Lynn area
Three cormorants together is not a very common sight in the King’s Lynn area

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While the cormorants are enjoying the view from their platform, gulls are in the mud below
While the cormorants are enjoying the view from their platform, gulls are in the mud below
Not all the blackberries in Hardings Pits have been picked.....yet
Not all the blackberries in Hardings Pits have been picked…..yet
As big a picture as I can contrive of a single blackberry
As big a picture as I can contrive of a single blackberry

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A stretch of the river Nar - highly unusually for urban waterway there is not a discarded trolley to be seen!
A stretch of the river Nar – highly unusually for urban waterway there is not a discarded trolley to be seen!

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A wicker man - but not used for the original purpose!
A wicker man – but not used for the original purpose!

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