This month’s movie is Come September.In the romantic comedy Come September,wealthy Robert (Rock Hudson) travels to his Italian villa to meet up with girlfriend Lisa (Gina Lollobrigida). Once there, he discovers his major domo has been renting out the villa as a hotel. His “guests” (a group of teenage girls and their chaperone) and a group of teenage boys camping on his lawn manage to upend Robert’s romantic plans. Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin also star as teens who fall in love.Cooper’s favorite character was mischievous Cedric.She thought the voyeuristic, champagne sipping budgie stole the movie (he appears in six scenes). She also liked the song “Multiplication” sung by Bobby Darin, as it featured parakeets in the lyrics.
We’ve been having a bit of hot weather in San Diego. To beat the heat the budgies have been playing in the water.
Ozzie in the pool.Gordie takes a dip and a nap.It’s hard to get Alfie out of the water.Such a little clown.After a swim, it’s time for some refreshing watermelon. Alfie is always the first to the food. He was more about the lettuce (as you can see from the ever present food on his beak). Cooper was the only one who was really into the watermelon. Yum!
Author Roald Dahl (September 13, 1916 – November 23, 1990) was a budgie breeder and had hundreds of homing budgies. The Roald Dahl museum has an interactive exhibit featuring budgies (designed by Richard Sullivan).