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Handing birdguide to Abel

Unread post by Petro Rossouw » Mon Oct 29, 2007 6:58 pm

After the request by Freda to help Abel with a bird guide and bino's, I decided to buy him the updated version of Kenneth Newman's Birds of Southern Africa.
We booked a night at Letaba for the 27th, and made arrangements with Abel to hand over the book that evening.
He was so thankful, and expressed the hope that he will be able to do some guiding in the future, What a privilege it was to see the joy on his face.

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$ck$ and Abel
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Unread post by Freda » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:08 pm

Petro, you are a star, thank you so much :clap:
I would love to have seen his face.
Duques was going to give him some binocs but when he got them out they had mould on the lens, no problem I will make a plan to take him a pair at Christmas :wink:
With Abels's enthusiasm he deserves to be guiding.

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Unread post by Petro Rossouw » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:17 pm

A big pleasure. The saying, that it is more gratifying giving than receiving, is indeed true.
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Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:22 pm

:clap: :clap: A wonderful gesture! Thank you Petro and $ck$.

And a :clap: for Freda, for initiating this!
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Unread post by Muhammad » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:35 pm

lovely gesture,angels :D :clap:

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Unread post by restio » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:40 pm

Wow, fantastic! Very generous. :D
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Unread post by Freda » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:48 pm

After chatting to Abel, who is a petrol attendant at Letaba, he told me he is Pafuri Frank's brother-in-law (they are married to sisters) and he is just so enthusiastic about birding and has the best teacher possible in Frank :D

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Unread post by saraf » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:19 am

Freda wrote:After chatting to Abel, who is a petrol attendant at Letaba, he told me he is Pafuri Frank's brother-in-law (they are married to sisters) and he is just so enthusiastic about birding and has the best teacher possible in Frank :D


Well I'm back in for helping with the bins funding.

Many thanks Petro for funding and delivering the book.
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Unread post by Mafuta B » Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:39 pm

Yeaaaahhh!!!! CLAPCLAPCLAPCLAPCLAP

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Unread post by Jay » Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:08 pm

Nice one guys :D 8) :clap:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:22 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

that is so special.
thank you
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Unread post by bert » Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:30 pm

Thank you very much 8)

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Unread post by Richprins » Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:00 pm

Well done, Petro! Mooi! :clap:

Quite rewarding, isn't it!

Talk to Muhammad about binocs, he can get thousands! :twisted:

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Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:49 pm

Do you think I can bring something to Abel and Franck from Europe ? and what ? :)
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Unread post by christo » Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:05 pm

boorgatspook wrote:What a gesture, thanks Petro!! Well done :clap:


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