Monticola blues

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Subject: Monticola blues
From: "Glen Ingram" <>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 08:44:22 +1100
Mike Carter and his unclad encounters are still getting international
publicity!!!! from Bevan Craddock in the UK.
Best wishes

Glen Ingram
Brisbane, Australia.

"Evermore in the world is this marvellous balance of beauty and disgust,
magnificence and rats"  R.W. Emerson.

> From: Richard Fuller <>
> To: 
> Subject: The Monticola blues
> Date: Friday, 28 November 1997 20:51
> The following is from the current edition of New Scientist:
> TWITCHERS - otherwise known as birdwatchers - are flocking to a beach at
> Alexandra Bay in Southern Queensland. They are trying to spot a Blue Rock
> Thrush, a bird that shouldn't be seen anywhere near Noosa as it normally
> keeps to the Northern Hemisphere. One theory is that the bird has lost
> way in the smoke from Indonesia's forest fires.
> Alexandra Bay, however, is a nudist beach. Feathers are being ruffled.
> Twitchers, with binoculars and telephoto lenses to the fore, are being
> regarded with great suspicion by the naturists, reports the 'Melbourne
> Age'.
> "She looked at me as if I was a dirty old man," said a twitcher of a
> meeting with an unclad lady.
> Bevan 

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