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the miracle of sight …

These eye doctors perform miracles every day. The Fred Hollows Foundation needs your help. My Environmental Group donates monthly, a cause worth every cent. Dear Tom,My name is Ruth Hollows, and I’m one of Fred’s daughters. My twin sister Rosa … Continue reading

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the modern miracle of petroleum …

Back in the late 1800s, the horse-drawn carriage became a preferred mode of transportation in major cities. By 1890, the average New York citizen took 297 horse car rides per year. The 200,000 horses of New York deposited three to … 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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colour in the centre, Alice Springs …

Yeras ago, I travelled to Alice Springs to help start a scientific investigation into the Bush Yams through collecting samples and DNA. I was taken by the wide range of desert species abounding in the Desert Park showpiece display centre, where … 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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breakaway desert country …

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

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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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Kimberley in colour, shape and form …

…Some interesting pics taken the past year or so, I do get around the north a bit. The problem is deciding where to next, click to enlarge.

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