a couple of weeks ago I mentioned an incident
as that was so raw that I could not talk about it
the images in my mind were so horrendous.
as that involved the use of harness, I knew I had
write that down even though I doubt you be faced
such possible scenerio, unless you are in England
that brat J is now in.
email is also written as I saw in my wife's
that a picture was taken at that crucial
That particular folder is " Rhino Beetle Farm
back to some background.
the mom of J, has been friend of my wife Joy since
school days notwithstanding MJ studied in Taiwan
Joy in Singapore. They kept in touch via snail
letters. MJ also came to stay with us in
for a few days 8 years ago and became my
friends are very rare and thus, I cut her a lot of
as otherwise, not withstanding invitations, I
have thrown out J after I caught him trying to
paper with oil paint on it to Tinkerbell on
still tried to be a good host. On that sunday, I
I take them all to this big recreational farm
as Rhinocerous Beetle farm. That farm breeds
beetles , and ostrichs, and cows, and
But the main source of that farm income is to
visitors play and BBQ and eat in their restaurants
in 60 hectacres of land on the foothills of
reckoned with such a huge place, those two kids can
wild, burn out their energy while I look for a
to hide with Tinkerbell and read a book or two.
also called my local friend Mr Yu, who rescued and
Tink when she spooked and flew away from me.
I cannot take Tinkerbell with me, he and his family
be the parront of Tinkerbell.
thought he and his kids can help me to contain J,
J and A and mom go back to Kaoshiong city.
reached that farm, and I found a corner for myself
Tinkerbell. I happily agreed to stay there while
and MJ take the kids about.
an hour, they came back. J was "playing" with some
kids uninvited to J and was rather rough with
To the extent one of them came with a rock and
to check out just how tough J was. Please
Taiwanese and their kids are gentle and kind
Somehow, I did not feel very surprised with
friend Yu turned up soon after that with his
went off, undoubtly to make a nuisance of himself
love to take Tink on his shoulder and we went off
walk around a bit before returning to our place.
talked to Yu about recalls. Tinkerbell was placed
a piece of timber and she nicely flew back to me as
to show Yu how it was done. As expected, quite a
onlookers were fascinated by it all and crowded
but giving clear space to us.
was placed again on the perch and I was
4 meters away, nothing at all when I regularly do
of a sudden, the brat ran right through the others
and screaming his head off. He ran right
the line of people, chested the fishing line
and jerked Tinkerbell off the perch as if it was
wife earlier loaned one of her digital camera to
kid and he happened to snap the foto right at
moment. In the folder you will find the photo
"Oops". J was the one wearing red and white T
and half hidden by another person.
had such a shock and instantly shouted to him to
At the same time, I quickly threw my reel to
other side to ease any tension on the line to
Tinkerbell being dragged further and be crushed
reached for that brat collar to bring him down. He
and I got off balance and about to drop my
right onto him. To try to avoid him, I allowed
body to spin up in the air.
stopped for me and everything was like in slow
An agonising thought came into my mind as I
spining and falling that I will roll and crush my
Tinkerbell. Then for that split second,
thought came to my mind I crush and kill J. I
to say , but I felt happiness for a while before
human in me worried at his possible death and more
to me, the grief of his mom.
body then hit the ground.
that time, so I later found out, Yu rushed to Tink
saved her in his arms although that was not known
photo is not with any of us other than that
understand that I told my wife I do not want any
his photos on any of our computers.
all also understand that never ever will J ever
into our house again.
- wife, Tinkerbell - CAG & surrogate daughter