Tag Archives: Broome

big milestone for a Broome blog achieved … 200,000

A real milestone reached today … 200,000 page views. Now, 200,027 views Nearly 1,200 followers I thank especially, and hope to live up to your trust. It’s taken … 7,824 Posts While some of my favorite blogs get this in … Continue reading

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the Port of Broome …

The Port of Broome is surrounded by a diverse and spectacular environment, despite attempts over the years to develop the area into a large industrial set-up. There are already inroads from the oil and gas sector to expand, including a … Continue reading

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christmas cheer …

Preparations for Christmas in Broome continue with trees decorated, and the local volunteer fire brigade teams spreading around streets giving out christmas cheer. Here they take a well earned snack break …The annually, anonymously, decorated mangrove on the outskirts of … Continue reading

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stormy beaches …

Beautiful stormy looking skies last evening brought just 2 mm of rain. Looked impressive though … Here is Cable Beach …Watch this, Cable Beach in a new video.

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Broome’s wet season begins … 2014/15

A brilliant thunderstorm across a large area of the Dampier Peninsula last night resulted in nearly 2 inches (45mm) of cooling rain. Great for all the nurseries, landscapes and gardens that our crews work on.The first image was the scene … Continue reading

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winter blast … tropical summer

Oh dear: Europe – Ice storms cause widespread winter chaos = Photos Ice Age Now Sticking to the tropics. Never seen snow ‘live’, never want to. Shivering just thinking about it.  

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beach time …

A call to go to the beach from  Johnny: video. Johnny says, “beach time” … Choppy with Westerlies, partially cloudy, holding considerable moisture from the warm seas, on their way to deliver storms and rain in the Northern Territory and … Continue reading

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like a fish out of water …

Stranded at low tide last evening … Yellow-bellied Seasnake Sea snakes are often left stranded by the huge tidal movements here, especially if they are already in a weakened or injured state. Strong Westerly winds at this time of year … Continue reading

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Australian Army showing their style …

Army visitor, Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter, on school playing field next door after rocking my house somewhat just prior to landing … windows and doors shook like an earthquake. video 00:25 This was the second of two visitors, along with … Continue reading

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raindancing …

Waiting now for the wet season to start here. Much of the Kimberley has already had a months worth of good rains, but as usual, Broome has to wait a bit longer. The storms have been close at times, I … Continue reading

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