Tag Archives: nature

Wildlife

Last week was a good wildlife observation week for me.  I spent a lot of hours travelling.  Firstly I took a trip to Brown’s Range, beyond Ringer Soak, to conduct an inspection at the rare earth mine that is starting there. … Continue reading

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Extreme Sport

This photo of the Fitzroy river in flood under the Willare Bridge, on the road between Fitzroy Crossing and Broome, was published on FaceBook a while back. It reminded me of when I drove that way, going to a meeting in … Continue reading

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Learner Pilot

My drone education continued yesterday with a few more flights successfully completed, though that was more due to the quality of the aircraft rather than the skill of the pilot. The first flight over Caroline Pool came up with a high … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2016 from Australia

On the twelfth day of Christmas my ex-wife sent to me Twelve box jellyfish Eleven irukandji Ten eastern brown snakes Nine funnel web spiders Eight blue ringed octopus Seven coastal taipans Six common death adders Five great white sharks Four Crocodiles … Continue reading

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The Wet

The rain finally settled in on the 19th.  Within a couple of days the unsealed Tanami and Duncan roads were closed and the sealed highway from Fitzroy Crossing through Halls Creek to Kununurra was temporarily impassable for up to a … Continue reading

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Rain

It has been dry for months.  The Wet Season is at least a month overdue. The only rain we have had since the end of the last wet was the downpour I reported on 21 October. It seems this time … Continue reading

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Hunting Goanna

I am feeling rather ambivalent about yesterday. I took some lads hunting way out in the bush about an hour down the Canning stock route in an area I have not visited before. They were after goanna.  Frankly, I was not … Continue reading

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