Category Archives: Pilbara

here’s looking at you …

There’s always something watching me on field trips, barking owls, donkeys and more.

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northwestplants.net …

I have just begun a new site, to aid in the identification of plant species of the Kimberley and Pilbara. I have set it out on a WordPress site, to keep it as simple as possible. northwestplants.net One of the … Continue reading

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flowering in the suburbs of Broome … Pt3

Part 3 in the images of some of plant species flowering now in a Broome suburb.

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flowering time in the tropics … Pt2

This second part covers some of the many Acacia species found in this subdivision visited yesterday, click to enlarge. Acacias species is one of the biggest genus found growing in Australia:

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flowering time in the North … Pt1

New residential sub-divisions all over the Kimberley and Pilbara have, in recent years, moved to using indigenous species in parks and gardens. This series of flower images represent a small selection now in flower. The first here includes Grevilleas, and … Continue reading

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incredible rowboat escape to Australia from Java … WW2

I have read all the diary pages from one of the escapees, a pilot, Flt Sgt John Lovegrove, of this ‘great escape’ from the Japanese invasion of SE Asia. The lifeboat was called ‘The Scorpion’. An amazing story: NAME: Athol Snook … 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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a cool change at Marble Bar …

Cool for Marble Bar that is. Didn’t make 40C today, so it’s definitely cooler, by nearly 10C, on one warm day last week. The BoM people and their media accomplices were convinced the Pilbara would fry with record heat that … Continue reading

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not the hottest …

…In Broome, our maximum today is below average, like the monthly maximum. WHAT’S THE TEMPERATURE WHERE YOU ARE? A HEATWAVE in WA’s north is likely to bring record-smashing temperatures, the weather bureau says. http://trib.al/3DXVFNo Weather records set to tumble with … Continue reading

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