All the titles are links to the stories.
"In 1986 I bought a green and yellow budgie. Never did I dream that we would share 15 wonderful years with him."
A Great Little Talker
"Sunny bird says 'Hi, how are you?' Did I tell you that he already says, 'Birds can't talk' and 'Whatcha doing?'"
Passion and Violence
"As for Blackberry, well he fell in love with his mother and sisters - - and they all thought he was the bee's knees! -- An obvious recipe for TROUBLE! ..."
Sequel to Passion and Violence
"I 'lit the blue touchpaper' and stood back --- and --- -- they were both totally delighted to be together again! They performed a lovely, mutual greeting ceremony which went on and on."
"I once had a budgie called Noddy
who was very comical. He was quite a character and I don't
imagine I'll have another budgie quite like him! ..."
" ..life has come full circle: once Basil
gave patient tenderness and care to his handicapped mate;
now he receives the same from a bird a fraction of his
age. One shouldn't underestimate budgies! ..."
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I own the copyright to these stories, and their accompanying photographs and graphics, except for the excellent items contributed by others - to which they, of course, own the copyright. Helen Day 2003.