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I was invited today to join a friend of mine for lunch. Just a simple get together to talk few things out. We know each other for over 8 years and yet in that time we only managed lunch together twice.

We got a table at one of the Hungry Mile restaurants. The place was busy thus we shared the table with a couple of business men. Service was rather slow but it almost did not matter as we had a good conversation going.

After a while the two businessmen left and suddenly for a moment our table turned in to a scene from Alfred Hitchcock horror movie. A menacing horde of hungry seagulls decided to help themselves to the food scraps left by our lunch companions. They were not deterred by our presence at all bringing quite a sudden end to what was otherwise a very nice lunch.

  • Wow…this is great, I love it.

  • Jeff Austin

    Great shot. Wow, definitely a scene from a Hitchcock movie. That would certainly put an end to my lunch. There must be something in the air. I just returned today from a business trip to San Francisco, CA, USA. While walking down a street after a meeting a couple of days ago, I saw a seagull, in downtown SF, standing on the hood of a car watching the people walking by. It was a very busy street downtown, lots of people walking and talking, horns honking, … not where you normally see seagulls, and certainly not standing on the hood of a car. I got a little chill when I saw him standing there very out of place, and thought of “The Birds”. Was very surprised to see your posting also about seagulls. Be safe.

  • Wow…this is great, I love it.

  • Jeff Austin

    Great shot. Wow, definitely a scene from a Hitchcock movie. That would certainly put an end to my lunch. There must be something in the air. I just returned today from a business trip to San Francisco, CA, USA. While walking down a street after a meeting a couple of days ago, I saw a seagull, in downtown SF, standing on the hood of a car watching the people walking by. It was a very busy street downtown, lots of people walking and talking, horns honking, … not where you normally see seagulls, and certainly not standing on the hood of a car. I got a little chill when I saw him standing there very out of place, and thought of “The Birds”. Was very surprised to see your posting also about seagulls. Be safe.