Category Archives: Broome/Kimberley

Mad As … a new Black Comedy film

Fun to be had, now, where is that spare 10G’s to star in this film … sponsor anyone? It goes to David Batty for his new film project. Well I may be able to rustle up 3G’s. A weekend with … Continue reading

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cherry-picking environmentalists … no, not real cherries

False cherries! Desperation from the Climate Council and their proxies. Every year there are usually record hot sites. Every year there are record cold sites. Hottest temperatures were in the 19th Century. Conveniently, BoM deny the period before 1910: The … Continue reading

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more rain, please …

January rainfall was above average this year, and wee look forward to a continuing set of wet season storms, without tropical cyclones. BoM forecast 4 to affect the Kimberley this season, none yet, the Pilbara though needs them to wet … Continue reading

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weather due …

The latest forecast from a hopeful BoM, Broome is on ‘Blue alert': Hopefully some good rain, and little wind from this one. BoM have forecast 4 to affect the region this season, this being the first possible cyclone after the … Continue reading

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Laurie Sampi, environmental stalwart to the end …

Very difficult to get a photo of Laurie, shy to the end. Thanks Laurie for being a great help and indigenous mentor for the environment. Laurie passed away after a short illness last week. Laurie has worked with me as … Continue reading

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weather, not climate …

The warmer seas in the north have given Australia one of the biggest boosts to the rural sector, rainfall to die for. In the 3 months to December 31, the North and East of the continent has had exceptional rains. … Continue reading

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loving the monsoon …

Superb rainfall over the last few days, where it’s not all at once, has fallen over all of the Kimberley. Cape Leveque even had 400mm overnight, though it was an outlier. Gutters are not needed here: and sometimes, it’s hard … Continue reading

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predicting the El Nino … still

Drier and warmer? Shouldn’t that be wetter and warmer? Tropical moisture has been falling all over the NT and Queensland outback areas in recent weeks. Into the East Kimberley as well. Like an El Nino does, heavy rain and floods … Continue reading

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sight-seeing West Kimberley icons …

…Sights in Broome have to include dinosaur footprints, sunrise and sunsets over beaches, the bird life, and riding a camel on Cable Beach.Sunset above, and below, a sunrise over Roebuck Bay. Followed by Pandanus Palms and camels. Of course, a … Continue reading

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flora and fauna …

…Some favorites

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