birding on crutches

To: Tony Russell <>, 'Gemfyre' <>, Birding Aus <>
Subject: birding on crutches
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 14:15:38 +0930
Dear Tony
I know!  Actually a third crutch would make a handy weapon.  After scaring
buffalo out of my camp by yelling "boo" at them, and catching pigs in a cast
net, flooring such an animal with a crutch would add to my collection of

on 17/4/11 2:07 PM, Tony Russel at  wrote:

> I wasn't being too serious.
> Tony
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Denise Goodfellow 
> Sent: Sunday, 17 April 2011 1:24 PM
> To: Tony Russell; 'Gemfyre'; Birding Aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] birding on crutches
> 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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