While out boating one Sunday afternoon on a billabong across the river, we saw a young man on horseback driving some horses along the bank. He said it was a fine day, and asked if the Water was deep there. The joker of our party said it was deep enough to drown him, and he laughed and rode farther up. We didn’t take much notice of him. A billabong is a seasonal lake or pond near a river, a publican is a pub owner, and Henry Lawson is (or was) a prolific and influential Australian writer and poet. In this [Read More]