“The town of Merthyr Tidfil was filled with such unguided, hard-worked, fierce, and miserable-looking sons of Adam I never saw before. Ah me! It is like a vision of Hell, and will never leave me, that of these poor creatures broiling, all in sweat and dirt, amid their furnaces, pits, and rolling mills” – 1,018 more words
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When planning on heading out and enjoying the O’Keefe Rail Trail, does this have you thinking about riding or walking the whole trail? As the trail now links Bendigo, Axedale and Heathcote for about 49kms one way, is this a recreational trail for all or only the very active? 225 more words
This post is by Daniel Johns, head of adaptation at the Committee on Climate Change.
Over centuries our communities have developed around rivers, to ensure easy access to water for use by populations, industry and for navigation. 785 more words
The 2016 Victorian winter has seen high rainfalls occurring, resulting in swollen rivers, flooding, full dams, grass growth and …….mosquitoes! The O’Keefe Rail Trail has not escaped the impact of this, especially where the trail crosses Lake Eppalock at Derrinal. 188 more words