Coober Pedy News No. 41
3 October 2003
Letters to Editor
Midland, Texas, USA.
Thru my online
friend in Geelong, journalist Bernard Slattery.. aka Slatts, I have kept in
touch with the news of Coober Pedy. Actually you printed my
"comment" to Slatts website .....a source of great pride for me as
most newspapers wouldn't give me the time of day!
I find much to
identify with in CP as West Texas is considered by most in the U.S. to be, so
to speak, "out in the sticks", and we also are in the mining
business, actually oil and gas drilling, but technically it's considered
mining. You also appear to be an honest [mostly], hard working, hard living
lot of folks, which is our nature here in W. Texas. I also have a bag of opals
that I believe came from your area, obtained on a trip to Sydney after the
have the privilege of naming Coober Pedy as my personal Sister City
in Australia! I'll try to mention you as much as possible on my daily website
to increase awareness in the U.S. If you have any fast breaking stories, email
them to me and I'll post them right away.
I hope to visit
Best to you
"The average dog is a nicer person, than
the average person"