I will miss his knife-edge dissection of politicians on Thursday evenings. I
got to the stage when I was an alderman that I couldn’t watch “Yes Minister” as
it was too close to the bone. But John and Brian Dawe brought back my ability
to see the ridiculous side of politics and laugh again.
On 10 Apr 2017, at 11:31 am, Bill Stent <> wrote:
> Sad to notice that John Clarke, birder and noted satirist, seems to have
> passed away while hiking in Victoria's Gariwerd NP (a.k.a the Grampians).
> John was occasionally seen birding at the WTP. Russell and I met him once
> ticking a Baillon's Crake.
> That's sad, and certainly unexpected.
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