Friday, January 09, 2009

Local rag stands tall

The local paper, known to most as the Manjimup Bridgetown Times, but to me as The Warren Blackwood Times, did another fine job for the Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival.

Why should this blogger persist in calling it by its original name?
Because my grandfather worked on one, and started the other.
And because the two great rivers, the Warren and the Blackwood, denote two regions, and suggest homage
All right,
homage does not exist, but it should.


LAST year Micky "The Bantam Rooster" Norris lobbed a cherry pip over 10metres. He was lucky. The year before you had to make 1...