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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Nathan's PAW 44: cycling and WrocÅ,aw
From: imra at (Douglas Barry)
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 22:49:29 +0100
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No John, that one wouldn't work. It's a cockatoo, and cockatoos stir up 
unhappy memories for the matriarch of this family, following an early 
morning trauma some years ago. She opened the back door to find an elegant, 
but sadly lifeless one deposited on the step by our cat Kofi. It was 
pristine except for the fang marks on its neck, and, no doubt, Kofi thought 
in his own furry way that it was a noble and prestigious present for his 
mistress. The cockatoo remover was summoned from his study.

I was afraid to ask in the neighbourhood whether anyone was missing a 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John McMaster" <john at>
To: "'Leica Users Group'" <lug at>
Sent: Friday, October 23, 2015 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Nathan's PAW 44: cycling and Wroc?,aw

> Something like this ceramic one?
> john
> -----Original Message-----
> Your parrot shot prompts me to recount that on my birthday on Monday, my 
> wife gave me a bird box. I intimated I was going to put it high up on a 
> wall on our patio, so that I could easily take a picture of any potential 
> flitting residents from the kitchen. There was a terse interjection of 
> "No, no, guano!" or a variant on that theme as she outlined her love of 
> the patio's sandstone, and maintining it free of birdshit. There is a 
> stand off.
> Maybe she should have given me a fake parrot.
> Douglas
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