Yep, exactly that. There wasn't that much blood as the dirt soaked it all up. He's had decades of health complications and the surgeon didn't want to risk infection. I didn't know what I was looking at, but apparently it was close enough to the knee joint sac to warrant a look with the camera. If you swap Christmas shopping with driving back to Adelaide today I reckon you'd get the same result.@Cardy George - did they decide to put him on the table an clean it out? I got a trip to the operating theatre and a 3 day stay in hospital after i filled mine with dirt and gravel. Was not popular with the family as i had gone out for a quick ride before christmas shopping on the 18th December.