Three gull-winged typewriters in quick succession. I decided to celebrate by taking my Nippo Atlas to the beach.

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My wife came along for the ride too and we stopped off at Sorrento Quay, Hillarys Boat Harbour.

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It’s a popular swimming/tourist spot – playgrounds for the kids, picnic areas, and a collection of overpriced fast food outlets, coffee shops and surf boutiques, etc. all crammed onto a wooden jetty.

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The are plenty of rich pickings for the local gulls and they’re quite brazen. Swooping down onto the tables to get what crumbs they can.

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But on this occasion they were none too happy to share the limelight with a gull-winged typewriter …

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Fact is, my feathered friend, you do not have a monopoly on the sky.

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And neither do scavenging rooks …

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“Fly my little one, fly!”

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