Scent Diary: 13.1-19.1.2020

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Hey there APJ Crew,

We FINALLY have rain. It’s good in Parramatta and has helped cool the bushfires elsewhere. Sadly it’s not enough. Also the ash being washed into the rivers has polluted them to the point of unlivability for the fish and other water creatures. The stories of dead, dying and injured wildlives are horrifying. BILLIONS of our native and feral creatures have died with many localised subspecies completely wiped out. A lot of it is due to poor governance and lack of resources for proper management.

Meanwhile, as the populace has been choking under a literal smokescreen the government rushes to put in new laws enacting religious rights to discriminate and giving the Adani mine unlimited water usage for the foreseeable future.

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Scent Diary: 23.12 – 29.12.2019

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Hey there APJ Crew,

Kylie has done a new ad for Australia. I don’t know why but every time I watch it I cry like a baby. There’s been some backlash but it shows so much of what I love about this country. Of course we are having problems, what country isn’t? Our government is making some poor decisions, I bet yours is too. We are mining, bulldozing and building over our food belt, killing the reef and country for profit and we’ve never had such a high percentage of homeless. Still, Australia is a terrific place to visit and who doesn’t love Kylie?

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