Piet’s Progress

Whenever I travel to Holland for The Lizarddag, I try to call in on Piet Renders to observe the progress of his great project: the resurrection of the London Fancy canary.   I was there at the birth of the new London Fancy and have seen Piet’s birds develop to the point where they are no longer considered a fluke or a novelty, but are given due respect.  The new London Fancy has a long way to go, but I can’t believe my luck to have witnessed its renaissance.

Here is a photographic record of my visit last week.  Apologies for the colour of the interior shots, but I think you can get a measure of the quality of his birds.
My thanks, as ever, to my friend Harry Kapel.


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