Mark, this is another great piece of writing. I am …

Comment on What would John Clarke have said? by Daryl Gray.

Mark, this is another great piece of writing.
I am left feeling wistful for the weekly fix of Clarke and Dawe and lamenting the passing of a great and clever soul, and a man of the people.
We are all poorer for his passing.

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Guarding his culture with spear, canvas and book
A nice legacy in print and pictures. I particularly love the reuse of the Mail Bag as a canvas, a very poignant use of various mediums to convey messages, past, present and future.

Desert Song: We are one and free
Many hearts and souls, joined together in the very heart of the country.
Well, anyone who has spent time in the beautiful country in and around the Centre knows how powerful time spent there is.
To combine it with voices in song from so many places is a joy to behold.
Thanks for the video posted here, I can vicariously experience (albeit a small portion), what it must have been like for those present, gathered in harmony, love and peace.
This is the best message to show to the world, especially at times like these.
Well done, and blessings to all involved.

Rod Moss: journeys of the artist
Wow, what a treasure trove!
Wonderful words and images showing the great mastery of life and art by Rod Moss.
Congratulations, and thank you Rod, we are all richer for the experience.

Back to the future with Warren Snowdon
I can remember working for the Electoral Commission at various elections, and always enjoyed the process of setting up, checking names against the rolls, and issuing ballot papers to voters from early in the morning to early evening and close of polling stations.
Then the excitement of sorting and counting ballot papers, and watching scrutineers try to work out trends early in the count, and sometimes challenge whether or not a voter’s intention was clear or another, and thus to be counted or put aside as informal (invalid).
Reading this article, I can remember the excitement surrounding both the supporters and the candidate Warren Snowdon when he was elected to the Parliament for the first time in 1987.
Makes one realise how time flies by, but also just what commitment and stamina Warren has shown to still be there serving as an elected representative nearly 32 years later.
So putting all politics aside, let me acknowledge his service to the community and wish him and his family well.
Thank you Warren for your faithful service to our communities and our nation.

In the company of birds: Iain Campbell
Sad to here of Iain’s passing. A wonderful generous hearted character, a man for all seasons.
I can still hear the beat of his drum at musical gatherings, especially the folk club in the late seventies. Rest in peace, Old Son.

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