Category Archives: cyclone

“You look like a man I knew,”…

…was how it all started. An old man; walking through the High Street Mall in Fremantle, spots my uncle and his family having a meal in the café, between the book stores there. He froze in his tracks he said; … Continue reading

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…frigging frogs. They are bloody EVERYWHERE! It’s been a wet year for Meekatharra – largely due to a generous cyclone or two early in the piece, and many thunderstorms in-between. With the wet – comes the frogs. People that live … Continue reading

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