A wry view of life for the world-weary

Terrorist Of The Week


Another form of terrorist threat came to my attention this week – the bubo bubo.

This is not another manifestation of religious fundamentalism but an eagle owl, doubtless radicalised in its nest, that is terrorising the poor denizens of the Dutch town of Purmerend at night.

According to reports, dozens of residents have suffered head injuries as the rogue owl swooped down on their nappers. Two runners were attacked last Tuesday, one of whom required stitches to five separate head wounds.

It is gratifying to hear that big business is coming to the rescue – Rabobank donating umbrellas to the townsfolk with which to defend themselves and hiring a falcon.

What I haven’t been able to establish is whether there is a higher than average number of syrup wearers in the town. After all, these owls only normally go after small furry creatures.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: