RIP John Clarke

Perhaps only peripherally connected with music, the great satirist and comedian John Clarke has died while photographing birds in the Grampians. Referred to by some as “The best sort of Australian - a New Zealander” John was revered on both sides of the ditch. I started laughing with John when he played Fred Dagg, a gumboot philosopher, and never really stopped. Here’s a sample:

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May he rest in godzone - I grew up with Fred and the dog…he will be missed.

I shall post a pic of the dog when I can find him…without ya gumboots on where would ya be?