Where there’s smoke, there’s a burning liar

I had a smoothie to drink on the 25km drive from town to the farm. It was a 38-degree day and the view from the window made me wonder if the drought would ever end. A couple of herons were splashing in the last of the water in a roadside dam.

I love listening to Dugald Saunders on the ABC: he has a good voice, a sense of humour, and a handle on the current affairs out here. He hones in on the good stuff from the city and the world at large. His music is often a blast from my past or something new and immediately downloadable. It wasn&rsquo