Over here in Britain, we’re reaching our Summer of discontent. In the weeks after Grenfell, the poor masses are rising against the establishment that burned them.
We asked TBS Editor Mathew Mackie to tell us what books he’d save in a fire; but with the way he waffled on, he probably would have perished too!
We plunged resident bibliophile Loretta Barnard into a pickle. Her library is on fire and there’s only time to save three books. The horror!
Twelve years after the dreaded Canberra firestorm, Mike Welsh reflects on how the day was for him, hoping enough time has passed to reflect more lightly on an extraordinary day.