Tag Archives: kimberley region

#I wont ride with you …

I don’t do Twitter, too short, it’s usually too abusive, or the parts I see are, but occasionally one comes along and … BOOM, it’s a Hash-tag revelation: TheĀ  real Wolfe Creek and Crater, not the horror movie image above. … 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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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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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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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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looking after the environment …

…Some wild friends, grazing around the Melaleucas (Paperbark trees), creating a fire break. The nearby swamps have been badly burned in the last couple of decades from late season fires, destroying many large old trees. The bushfires on less grazed … Continue reading

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breakaway desert country …

The north of the Great Sandy Desert features the Edgar Range, an amazing and refreshing landscape.

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living with wattles …

…Wattles (Acacias) are homes to many species, plant and animal, as well as a food source. So it’s always interesting to find such a wide variety. Australia is home to a couple of thousand or more different species. Pictured above … Continue reading

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Kimberley gold …

…Wonderful, but harsh country

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the year ending 2014 …

Boab trees in Broome’s shopping precinct of Chinatown.   Now, to start off 2015, we don’t have fireworks here in Broome tonight, so we wait for Australia day in January to make up for it. Hopefully it will be raining … Continue reading

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