ON this side of the planet it’s the first day of summer.
A time for celebration? Perhaps..there’s a sweet aroma in the air. or perhaps we just imagine it.
A perfect summer day, said the writer James Dent, is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.
But, as Anton Chekhov said: People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.
Well, today – the first day of the Aussie summer – is also the birthday of the sadly under-rated crooner Matt Monroe. So here’s a song from him.