18th August 2010
Dear Mr Hawker,
I appreciate your sensitivity in this matter but assure you it was never my intention to cast doubt on the adequacy of your facilities; I was merely attempting to comprehend how a bird indigenous to the countryside managed to smuggle itself into a North London garden. I just thought you might want to check with your employees, if you have employees, in case someone spotted a pheasant leaving your grounds that morning, but clearly it was wrong of me to assume this.
I'm sorry to have disturbed you.