Saturday, May 28, 2011

A Conversation With An Old Golfer!

G'day Readers,
I was photographing on the course yesterday and an elderly golfer meandered over. Our conversation went something like ...

Old golfer: "G'day young fella. Watcha got up in that bush?"

Me: "A family of Gang-gangs."

Old golfer: "Is that them grey cockies with the red head?"

Me: "That's right. Beautiful aren't they?"

Old Golfer, (genuinely as far as I could tell): "We used to eat them!"




The conversation didn't quite end there, but I found it hard to be polite after that.

Regards,
Gouldiae.

4 comments:

  1. You should have put a few bumps on the greens so he missed every putt!

    They're all gorgeous pictures, but that second one is so sweet.

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  2. G'day Snail,
    Glad you like the second pic - that tan barring on the breast of the female is gorgeous.
    Being the (default) greenkeeper, I might think of some other way of puting him off his game, like revving the motorbike in the middle of his backswing!
    Gouldiae.

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  3. But at least he's probably too old for birdies these days. Great pix!

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  4. I've heard from the older generation that they used to eat Brush Turkeys but never Gang Gangs!

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