East Coast

walk

As I mentioned in Fridays post, I’ve taken off on another Australian road trip. I also mentioned some concerns about the wild weather heading towards us over the weekend, so let’s get that out of the way first. The girls were lucky with the weather, not a drop of rain on the Saturday. They weren’t [...]

East Coast Lows in Australia: Cause of Our Wild Weather thumbnail

You may remember that a couple years ago my wife did something which I regarded as totally insane, she went on a 55 km walk. Afterwards, she promised herself she would never do it again as she nursed her aching feet and pined for her missing toenails. This year the organisers, Oxfam Trailwalker Australia, changed [...]

Extremely Wild Weather Smashes Australia’s South-East Coast thumbnail

A couple of weeks ago, which was just one week before the beginning of winter here in Australia, I was bragging about the beautiful weather we were still having in Brisbane. Now we are one week into winter, and the weather has changed quite dramatically. Here’s how part of Brisbane looked on Saturday morning; this [...]

range

A couple of weeks ago in my post called Things To Do In and Around Coffs Harbour I put up a photograph of Dangar Falls which are in Dorrigo. I also posted two photographs of The Great Dividing Range, one of which looked like this… Dorrigo itself is in the Great Dividing Range, specifically the [...]

Australia

As those of you who read Monday’s article will know, I am now on holiday. But I still did want to put a post online today provided I could get an Internet connection here in Adelaide. Well, I can. But hold on! I’m supposed to be on holiday, shouldn’t I take a rest? No worries, [...]