Quote:'I turned the snake over and saw the red belly and thought 'oh that's not a very friendly one'.'
Fortunately, the snake didn't inject any venom.
Having been bitten three times before, Ms Thynne knew the correct procedure, bandaging her hand and calling an ambulance.
She also offered some unconventional advice.
'If it's a real deadly looking one, sit under a tree with a cigarette and cup of tea and pray,' she joked.