Ol’ Blind Joe

Shining a light

By Stirling Hamilton

IT HAS come to my attention that some folks see The Toodyay Herald as being overly critical of the shortcomings of our esteemed local shire council.

Well heavens to Murgatroyd, to Betsy, and any other bewildered bystanders.

A little secret my wife Truth always tells me is that a journalist’s prime duty is to dig, discover, deliberate and disseminate.

I’ve been observing local council matters for a decade now, writing for our paper and serving as a volunteer on successive Herald committees for seven years.

I can attest with all sincerity that I have never detected nor witnessed a hidden agenda of malice, prejudice or bias against anyone anywhere or at any time.

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