A common thank you gift from a church in Moz is a pair of pigeons. We have 6 new birds that we let out today but 3 failed to come home.
It's an interesting way to get to know your neighbours by visiting at night asking if our pigeons are causing trouble by trying to join their coop. Those who keep pigeons tend to be very nice people, it is said here that pigeons won't stay in a house with strife...could be some truth in that.
We have also been given a number of chickens, but now we have 3 roosters eating our veggie patch....could be stew later this week.