Fleeing the lies of election for the half-truths of Diggers

A FUNNY thing happened on the road trip to Kalgoorlie over the weekend as Dryblower fled the lying season that is an Australian election campaign for the relative comfort of the tall stories and half-truths that mark the town’s annual Diggers & Dealers forum.

While some people might not see the difference between what a politician promises and what a mining promoter pledges they are actually a world apart.