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Cyclones, Microchips and Black Thumb

As I am writing a Severe Category 5 Cyclone is about to batter into North Queensland. Here in our little corner of the Commonwealth, the rain has finally stopped. 753 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

Study: Asian Pollution Intensifies North American Storms

SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) – According to a recent study, pollution from China’s coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter storms over the northwest Pacific Ocean and changing North America’s weather. 258 more words


Economic impact of natural disasters

Having grown up in Townsville, I know very well that North Queenslanders are a resilient bunch and will recover quickly from the impacts of Cyclone Ita, although, as we’ve seen, the immediate impacts on some families and communities have been severe (see… 96 more words


As cyclones (southern hemisphere hurricanes) go Ita packed strong winds into a tiny package.  Cyclone Ita drowned the Solomon Islanders, then zeroed in on Cooktown in Queensland and blew trees and roofs around before heading south for the city of Cairns. 201 more words

Science Fiction

Tropical Cyclone Ita

Far North Queensland can but wait
for your much heralded arrival
as they go about preparations
essential to their survival

We are told of your power… 135 more words

movin...madness.. and moodiness ;)


not only has it been a friggen long time since I blogged I am GROUCHY today?!!

is it the wind?? the rain?? my monthly friend?? 184 more words

UConn Fans Thrilled To Watch Huskies Win At MSG

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals. 260 more words