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FEATURE


found me playing in my uncle’s pigeon loft. My uncle lived next door to my parents with my grandmother. As I grew older I spent more and more time with my uncle with his racing pigeons, sitting with him on a Saturday waiting for them to come home on race days. I had a pigeon which I said was mine and I named him “Tommy Trouble” why I can’t remember but he was a Red Grizzle cock.


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My dad brought me some canaries and built an indoor flight in the old coal shed with an outdoor flight attached. This kept my interest for a few years and we even went to the National Exhibition which in those days around the mid 70’s was held at Alexandra Palace in London. My dad couldn’t drive so we went by bus to London and on the underground to get to the show.


y life with birds started when I was very young around 5 or 6 years old when my mum


BIRD SCENE


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