Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Ancient Flemish sports

Given the fact i mentioned the sports recently, I can't resist mentioning this article in the newspaper today :

Vinkenzetten
12.500€ finch stolen
This weekend 89 year old finch player Leopold De Cuyver lost a 12,500€ finch to thieves at his home in Meulebeke.The thief has stolen the finch, called Jo, togheter with it's cage through the open window of the living room.

The previous months finches have been stolen in Ingelmunster en Ruiselede. Porbably the thieves are experts : for "Jo" the owner recently received a bid of 12.500 € (17.000 US$)

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