Collin’s Weir motorbike ride

March 16, 2019

Sat 16 Mar 2019 Open map in Google Maps Download as [*.kmz] file for use in Google Earth The plan was to drive to Watsonville from Collin’s Weir.  The GPS coordinates show where you leave the bitumen at Springmount Road.  I was by myself and brought water, canned fruit and phone charger in small backpack.  […]

Quaid road gate + Springmount road motorbike ride

March 9, 2019

Sat 09 Mar 2019 Click here to open in Google Maps Click here to open in Google Earth (*.kmz file) I was all by myself.  I was outside of mobile phone coverage.  There would be nobody else travelling on Quaid road.  Nope…  

Carport

March 4, 2019

Click on photos for larger images. Our current side carport looks like this:   Current carport (6 meters x 8 meters) with footings added: We were thinking of changing the side carport like so: We would re-use 2x existing windows.  We would need to add 1x concrete floor with foundations and walls, 1x sectional panel […]

Lake Tinaroo motorbike ride

March 2, 2019

Sat 2 March 2019 Open in Google Maps Download as *.kmz file  (Click on photos to enlarge).

Irvinebank

April 11, 2018

Source: http://www.athertontablelandnetguide.com/irvinebank/history/callaghan.html A History of Irvinebank by Mike O’Callaghan Mike O’Callaghan grew up in Irvinebank and worked as a clerk/office boy for John Moffat for 7 years before John Moffat retired in 1912. Introduction This is to be a historical record of the township of Irvinebank. Irvinebank has somewhat of a fascinating history, and it […]

Horn Island (HID) airport

July 22, 2017

From here you can take a QuantasLink Dash 8 airplane to Cairns airport, a Skytrans/Westwing island hopper airplane to islands in the Torres Strait that have an airstrip, or a helicopter charter to any island in the Torres Strait. Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 The Bombardier Dash 8 or Q-Series, previously known as the de Havilland […]

Senno ecto gammat

April 21, 2017

Face-to-face communication is always preferred over electronic or phone communication.  As soon as there is even only the slightest chance of invoking an emotional response you should think twice about using email.  Knowing this, I still find myself occasionally falling short of proper email etiquette.  I sort of wonder if when it says “is a […]

Tropical Cyclone Debbie (March 2017)

March 25, 2017

Tornadoes and twisters Tornado and twister are different names for the same type of storm—a violently rotating column of air over land associated with a severe thunderstorm. Tornadoes range in diameter from metres to hundreds of metres and generally last from a few seconds up to half an hour. They have an intense updraught near […]

Our planet

March 24, 2017

Earth earth is soil.  Earth is a planet.  Capital letters matter. Earth spin – 24 hours – Day/Night cycle Earth spins in a counterclockwise direction.  For an outside observer the Earth spins left-to-right or west-to-east along its rotational axis. This is why for an observer on the surface the (stationary) sun and the night sky […]

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March 10, 2010

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