Bowen

Queensland’s Cyclone Free Summer Comes to an Abrupt End With Debbie thumbnail

In a post called It’s Official: Brisbane Summer of 2016/17 Hottest Yet at the beginning of this month, I mentioned how strange it was that we had not had any cyclones at all this year in Queensland. Oh dear. I think it was Saturday when I first heard about Cyclone Debbie forming off of the [...]

The Burdekin Region and Bowen in North Queensland: A Roundup thumbnail

In Monday’s post I gave you a glimpse of what you could expect from A Winter’s Day in Bowen, North Queensland. Let me take a quick moment to remind you of what winter in Bowen looks like… In that post I also explained how it appeared to me that every road in Bowen led to [...]

Bowen

It’s been quite a while since I last spoke about my Queensland coast road trip, so it’s time to get back on the road. Having left Airlie Beach I decided to visit a place called Hideaway Bay. It was absolutely stunning… This was one of the places I did blog about whilst I was on [...]

ului

No prizes for guessing what today’s post is about. It’s been a while coming, but on Sunday in the early hours, Ului arrived. After all the guesswork and the talk of its unpredictability, the Bureau of Meteorology did a pretty fine job of predicting exactly where it would cross the coast. Ului tore through The [...]