Walking along the Trent and Mersey canal at Croxton Flash, Middlewich, Cheshire, I came across a strange sight. A canal boat was passing and I made the usual ‘good morning,’ and waved. The lady at the tiller and her two children smiled and waved back. Then I spotted a basket on the roof of the boat with what I thought was a furry toy sticking out. All of sudden it moved and I involuntarily shouted out, ‘what on earth is that?’

‘It’s the kids’ PET CHICKEN,’ she replied, to my astonishment. Eggstrordinary!


About Trevor Burton

Born in Manchester Trevor began writing after a lengthy career in Finance. He now divides his time, between Cheshire, and the Algarve, Portugal. When not busy writing or blogging Trevor keeps fit by playing Golf, Jogging, Swimming, and Cycling Books are available on Amazon. For more information go to:
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