My favourite time with Michelle (among many others) was at …

Comment on Michele Castagna, 1944 – 2016 by Howard Davies.

My favourite time with Michelle (among many others) was at one of our Alice Chorale celebrations after a performance.
She had two celebration helpers either side of her. One held her cigarette on one side, the other a glass of red on the other.
I know how important I was to Michelle. So did everyone else she talked to.
If there is great, Michelle will always be a great Northern Territorian.

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Yarning around the campfire? Not here, mate.
When my sons were old enough, I walked sections of the Larapinta Trail with them until they were men.
I got to talk with them about stuff and that they were stuck with me for the walks. They always went again, either separately or together.
As grownups they still wax lyrical about me getting lost and not keeping up with them and eating my horrible concoctions and telling me what they really thought of me and that sort of memory thing.
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For youngsters, is there such a thing as camping without a campfire?

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