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Lizard canary basics, part 14: the rise and rise of rowings

Rowing, also known as breastwork, borst tekening, and dessin de la poitrine et flancs (1) has been the rising star in the Lizard’s firmament for as long as I can remember.  Anyone who has studied the Lizard’s ancient history will know that the popularity of rowings has been growing steadily for much longer than that.... Read More
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The Scott Archive: the Norwich Alliance show 1955

“Having paid my entrance fee I found myself in a very large and well lighted show hall and the sight that met my eyes was one to make my heart miss a beat – rows upon rows of the famous blue and black Lizard show cages! My immediate thought was that surely this must be […]... Read More
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The curious case of the Lizard’s scales

Not the scales of a lizard, but of the Lizard. The Scale of Points for Lizard Canaries (to give it its official title) has been around for more years than any living person has been breeding them.  It is so well established that we never question its origins and assume things were always so, but […]... Read More