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The Emu War of Australia

On November 2nd 1932, Australia declared war… On Emus! Just after the first world war, a lot of ex-soldiers and British veterans took up farming within Western Australia. 760 more words

History

New research reveals the origin of Australia’s extinct flightless giants, the mihirung birds

A pair of Dromornis planei, an extinct mihirung bird from Australia, weighed a massive 300 kilograms. Brian Choo, Author provided

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North Moolooloo Golf Classic Trek...

Over the last week I’ve been on a much needed holiday.  Stressed and burnt out from work I was eagerly looking forward to my first trip to the Northern Flinders Ranges.  1,368 more words

Scalefourum 2017

The weekend of 23rd/24th September 2017, saw Natalie and myself return to Aylesbury for the 2017 Scalefourum show.

For those unaware, Scalefourum is the main show of the Scalefour Society. 935 more words

Model Railways

Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry - 8th October

If you are interested in Electric railways, then you might want to get along to the Electric Railway Museum, near Coventry Airport.

The museum is set to close due to Coventry City Council giving eviction notice to the museum to allow a new site to be built for Jaguar Land Rover. 51 more words

Railways

FLINDERS RANGES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA PART 5

FLINDERS RANGES PART 5

RAWNSLEY PARK,  BLINMAN,  ARKAROOLA  (327 km)

Sunday, 3rd Sept.

As mentioned, a tremendous gale blew all day yesterday and continued through the night.   980 more words

OUR FRAGILE EARTH

Emu

Nasty, vicious monsters. Unthinking brutes. One of these horrors attacked me when I was a kid and my parents made me pose for a picture in front of the emu enclosure at a wild animal park and ripped out a not small amount of hair from my head. 30 more words

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