DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
IAM never quite convinced that daytime drinking is a sign that someone’s in trouble. I wish writers did more imaginative things to convey a life in disarray.
Detective Sen-Constable Nick Buchanan has put in his resignation and is now languishing at home in his tracky bums downing, I don’t know, scotch? While the big investigation into which cop- per planted the evidence that sent Dane Majors to jail for the murder of his wife Tahnee goes on without him.
Nick’s not corrupt, we can be positive of that. Almost certain. Seventy per cent sure anyway. And his partner/mentor who answered the 000 call and went out to the Majors’ house with him that night 10 years ago recently put a gun in his mouth and can’t speak for anyone anymore.
Dane is a cricket celebrity, and Tahnee was a massive WAG. Dane is a jackass, but does that make him guilty of bludgeoning his wife with a five-iron? Possibly. But also in the mix are Tahnee’s father, Tahnee’s best friend Narelle and Narelle’s ex-husband.
Am I telling you things you already know? And if you don’t already know them, you can find them out from your choice of comprehensive white
Sent away: Noni Hazlehurst