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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content, #13 “More Geese than Swans”, aka “fowling the water”.


Original playout date: 5 April 2008
Duration: 8:32

We’re having fun feeding the birds by the Gade in the Water Gardens in Hemel Hempstead, Sophie and me.

Quote of the clip: “he hasn’t got a knife and fork, has he?”

***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 2,383
Likes at the time added to HTV: 7
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 0
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 100.0%
Comments at time added: 3
Total interactions at time added: 10
Total interactions to views 0.4%
Camera: Panasonic DMZ -FZ43
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Other people featured: Sophie
Genre: Song, Family
Music used: “Banks of Green Willow”, series theme, and a theme from Swan’s lake.
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: Canada geese, mute swans

Other remarks:

“The silver swan, who living had no note,
When death approached unlocked her silent throat.
Leaning her breast upon the reedy shore,
She sang her first and last and sang no more:
“Farewell all joys! O death come close mine eyes!
More geeses than swans now live, more fools than wise.”

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About David J. James

53 year old accountant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written discussion. Conservative Christian, married to an angel, we have three kids, and live in Warsaw, Poland.

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