For a long time Bob Brown has been one of my heroes. Last Friday he resigned from the leadership of the Australian Greens Party after a remarkably influential political career.
Although I don’t know a lot about Jimi Hendrix, I do know that he was considered one of the most influential electric guitarists of all time.
So what do they have in common?
Well, according to a normally reliable journalist, when Jimi Hendrix overdosed in London in 1970 he was taken to the emergency department of a hospital where the first doctor to examine him was Bob Brown.