Finally worked it out

Ed, I have been watching with great interest the Council’s recent progress on the long-awaited beautification of McLachlan Park in Maclean. Like so many others, I have been a little shocked and puzzled as work proceeded, for the site actually looked worse and worse as the days passed. But I have finally worked it out. CVC has discovered its long-lost aesthetic sense, and the real purpose of this project has been a secret surprise for us – an artistic installation to commemorate the centenary of the Great War. This is an inspired reconstruction of the Western Front battlefields. All we need is some heavy rain, or maybe the removal of the levee wall is to allow Clarence River water to seep into strategically dug trenches. We await with anticipation the final reveal. Nicki Holmes, Maclean