a miracle and a merely improbably event

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Subject: a miracle and a merely improbably event
From: Ian Fraser <>
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 11:20:45 +1000
Today I got my internet access back after 8 days in darkness and silence.

On Thursday I walked up my driveway in Turner opposite the ANU - and surprised a Painted Button-quail foraging among the native grass clumps and debris. I didn't push it too hard for fear of scaring it onto Barry Drive. On Friday I found it up at the back yard compost heap; it flew typically down the yard and found more shelter. Since then I've been away working for the weekend.

Of the two events, I have a firm view of which was the more unlikely....

To those to whom I owe emails, my apologies and I crave your patience.



Ian Fraser,  
Environment Tours; Vertego Environmental Wordsmithing
GPO Box 3268, Canberra, ACT 2601
ph: 61 2 6249 1560  fax: 61 2 6247 3227

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