Letter – The return of Darth Fiddler

Darth Fiddler is back on his favourite corner at Wharf and Government.

The return of Darth Fiddler

Darth Fiddler is back on his favourite corner at Wharf and Government. I’m glad he survived being set upon. Violence is never a good idea and I hope the perpetrator(s) face consequences for the attack. I was very impressed by the expressions of support from the community — but a little rueful the support included a replacement violin. Your article described Darth as self-taught. He doesn’t appear to have actually taught himself any music — only how to drag a bow across the strings. I don’t begrudge him, his schtick is getting people to give him money for having their picture taken with him — but as one of those toiling in an office overlooking Darth’s spot day after day, week after week, year after year, who has been subjected to his atonal sawing, I kinda wish he’d play air fiddle instead of the real thing.

John Nicol,Victoria

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