Saturday, 15 January 2011
Dry homes, time and Australia
Well, it's Saturday yet again! What a week it's been. Three-quarters of the state of Queensland flooded (that's the size of Germany and France combined for my international readers). Terrifying flash flooding in Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley. Major flooding in Brisbane. Flood waters still high in Rockhampton and central Qld. Some towns flooded for the third time since Christmas. Scarily it's not over yet.
Not to mention flooding in Northern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. Yep, it's been wet. Two years ago severe drought and fire, now this. Dorothea Mackellar really knew what she was talking about when she wrote: