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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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Outback Spaceman

I’m the outback spaceman, baby; I’ve got speed I’ve got everything I need I’m the outback spaceman, baby; I can fly I’m a supersonic guy I don’t need pleasure I don’t feel pain If you were to knock me down … Continue reading

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SPQ

I am still in Halls Creek, and it seems I may be here for quite some time.  The storms are wreaking havoc with the roads.  The rivers are up and even on a wee excursion up to view the Mary … Continue reading

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Wetter, Wetter, Wetter

The rainfall records are tumbling all over the Kimberley.  Last I heard, we’ve had the wettest January since 1956 and Kununurra had the wettest ever.  There are lightning storms almost every night. I am still stranded in Halls Creek, unable to … Continue reading

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Wet, Wet, Wet.

I don’t believe I have seen so much water where it shouldn’t be since the 1962 Napier floods, when we were evacuated from our house by boat.  My last trip to Kununurra was through pelting rain for most of the … 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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Tug

It is most encouraging, and not a little gratifying, to learn that my superiors and colleagues – former and current – have a higher opinion of my capabilities than I have. The remaining EHO position at the Shire will be vacant from … Continue reading

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