Dave decides to break out the family heirlooms for it is such an auspicious occasion;
By close of play we had managed a total of 11 birds although I suspect the dogs missed the odd runner or two;
After we divvied up the three pigeons, two Woodcock and eleven pheasants we collected the rest of the years feed from Tim's farm and went on our way hopefully very happy with a good days work!
I've still to check the game book but its the biggest bag since November last year when we managed 11 woodcock.
On drive 5 Richard as usual bagged Charlie, at least this time he had loaded his gun, perhaps the amount of birds remains we find will lower in number. Anthony retrieved the dog fox from Sassy who had decided to retrieve it herself making a half decent job, Brush is in the soak now;
The finally tally was an impressive 3 Cock Pheasants and 3 hens, 3 pigeons, 3 Squirrels, 2 woodcock and 1 fox, quite the varied bag;
We decided to not count the cartridges this time but next time we will try and do a quick pound in lotto for the shots fired total. Joe certainly will be going for a high number.
So basically this deal involves a voluntary haircut that nobody volunteered for, the use of some money that won't exist when it's needed to leverage up 4-5 times by borrowing off a country that isn't going to lend, and agreement to be bailed out by a country that um, doesn't agree to be bailed out unless it votes to be
You've got to hand it to Merkozy. It was a stroke of fucking genius, this one.