This blog is for the windmill, borehole nerds or for those interested in how rural people solve issues they are faced with so that we have water…for our stock and humans…when things go pear shape. Water is how we survive out here. Well, water is how we all survive where ever we are. Where we […]
Warning a bit of eagle spam When I was younger, and we would sit around as kids and talk about what you would be if you were reincarnated. Didn’t do this? Oh well we did. I always thought I would come back as an eagle and soar the Grand Canyon. I have never been to […]
Marginal Country……that’s what we live in, meaning, in part, rain is marginal…… we live in a 8-9 inch (200-225mm) rainfall country, so we don’t ask for much. You look after the land out here when it dries off, wait for the rain, and the land will respond, green, seeding grasses that dry off, but still full of goodness.
A trip to Mt Isa is a 600km round trip. Dajarra a small town, nearly half way, breaking the journey if need be. I get to witness amazing sunrises most mornings but while driving to Isa I get to capture them in a different location. There is mobile range for a little way outside Boulia, through […]
The road from Boulia to Mount Isa is one that I have travelled many times. For all but one year, Mount Isa has been my main “big” town, since I moved out to this area in 1981. Driving back from Isa the other afternoon I noticed some very spectacular looking clouds. Being able to take […]