Monthly Archives: January 2013

Storm detritus

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The River Rises

A confluence of spring tides, Cyclone Oswald and a dam release from Wivenhoe has brought the Brisbane River level up over 2m at Indooroopilly. Our downhill neighbours are clearing out their ground floor as they prepare for their second flooding … Continue reading

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The Creek is Rising

Our tiny little creek has turned into a raging torrent. It’s up over a meter. The rain is still falling in sheets. We’ve had around 200mm in the last 24 hours. Some places have had almost 500mm. That’s half a … Continue reading

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Cyclone Oswald

The remnants of Cyclone Oswald are bringing us 40 knot winds, torrential rain and a tornado warning. I’m not really sure how one is supposed to prepare for a tornado. We don’t have a cellar, and the house is constructed … Continue reading

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Happier Australia Day!

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Australia Day

Aussie Aussie Aussie!

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Golden Orbweavers

Mr and Mrs Nephilida, snuggling up before dinner.

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Evening approach to Brisbane

You can see our house from here! City.

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Melbourne

Local time: 0718. Brisbane time: 0618. It’s going to be a long day.

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A380 pushback

An A380 viewed from a B738.

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