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Escaped Porcupine Terrorises Aston

Rob Derry

master brummie
My wife's nan lived on Village Road in the days when the travelling fair used to set up in the grounds of Aston Hall. One year the porcupine escaped and found its way into her back yard - not knowing what it was she through the tin bath over it scaring it into ejecting its spines which punctured the tin bath.

Ray T

master brummie
Rob, your wife's nan did a wise thing with that tin bath. Better the quills went into that than into her or any children. I've seen what they can do to other animals, ie, a dog who was protecting her pup. Not nice.