A Country of Contrasts

I'm sitting here in NSW, in a drought stricken town, refreshing my browser intermittently to check on the status of Townsville, in far north Queensland, where our daughter lives. It's so dry here that many of our local farmers have sold the vast majority of their stock. Our watercourses are dry, and the landscape fluctuates … Continue reading A Country of Contrasts

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Storms of Future Past

Cyclone Debbie is bearing down on the north Queensland coast as I type. It's a funny feeling. We lived in one of the most cyclone prone areas of the world (Pilbara region in WA) for many years, but have now lived in NSW for the last fifteen years. It's sort of weird, because now our … Continue reading Storms of Future Past