birding on crutches

To: Tony Russell <>, 'Gemfyre' <>, Birding Aus <>
Subject: birding on crutches
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 13:24:05 +0930
Now, that would be asking for trouble!

on 17/4/11 1:09 PM, Tony Russel at  wrote:

> If you got a third crutch you could fix your bins to the second rung and
> hook the top of the crutch over your neck and still look through the bins.
> Tony the inventor.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
>  On Behalf Of Denise
> Goodfellow
> Sent: Sunday, 17 April 2011 9:40 AM
> To: Gemfyre; Birding Aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] birding on crutches
> Hi Belinda
> Nice to hear from you.  I hope your knee is healed.
> I've found my office chair great for getting around home, but I've got work
> in Kakadu that involves "rough spots"! I'm thinking of getting a knee crutch
> if it hasn't healed by early May.
> Regards
> Denise
> on 17/4/11 9:14 AM, Gemfyre at  wrote:
>> It really depends where you're birding.  When I badly injured my knee and
>> was on crutches for about 4 months I ended up hiring a wheelchair - that
> way
>> I could get around spots where there were paths easily without exhausting
>> myself, and I still had my hands free.
>> I didn't even attempt spots with rough terrain.
>> Belinda Forbes
>> Stirling W.A.

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