George Bush detailed how he bonded with Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia during a visit to his Texas ranch.
Arriving angry at Mr Bush’s holiday home over the president’s position on Israel and Ramallah, the Crown Prince quickly decided he wanted to leave.
But then he spotted a turkey on the road – and took it as a good omen, a sign from Allah.
Relive this and other gems from the defining moments of the presidency of George Bush, in his memoir ‘Decision Points’, which is due to be published next month.
If anyone can tell me which one of these two turkeys should be served up for christmas, then please do get in touch.