My brother, Bruce and I at my sister, Cathy’s 60th Birthday It had a 1920s Gangster and Moll theme. LOL A great night had by all who attended. My brother was operated on about 5 years ago for throat and tongue cancer, a 10 hour operation. 3 years ago he had a tumour removed from … More

My little grand-daughter feeling the heat.

(Incredible image of Christchurch, from the hills, moments after the quake.) My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of New Zealand on the earthquake in Christchurch. Stay safe.

My friend in Queensland, Chris’ bull terrier, Chopper died last year and in memory of him, she is donating a pet/owner hampers to flood victims who lost their dog/s during the floods.

We have had a week of extreme heat of 35+ with yesterdays temp of 45C. This afternoon the weather has turned and a slight shower of rain has come to cool things down. Lovely. Something Different Thats the way to travel. This video was found on this wonderful blog.

Great graphic of Cyclone Yasi’s path as it heads towards Mount Isa, tonight as it passes over Mount Isa it will then continue across the state border into the Northern Territory and then head towards Alice Springs ——————————— “Mining giant Xstrata is evacuating personnel from its operations at Mount Isa and Cloncurry in the … More

Cyclone Yasi. Jo Nova of reports >To give you some idea of just how expansive Yasi is, look at the size of it compared to the continental USA, and the UK just for scale. More here