Singapore 2013: #01 Flying out

Saturday, 2 March 2013

A very large bay on the southern coast of Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. River mouth coordinates: -3.172054,113.600578

This post is for people who like looking at hazy pictures taken through finely scratched and slightly distorted aeroplane windows at around 30,000 feet. 🙂

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Wednesday, 26 May 2010

I’m sitting here in my study at 0714hrs and enjoying the sound of the rain which has become familiar over the past week. My rainwater tanks are now full and I’m wondering — as I often do when it rains like this — whether I should have shelled out for another proper 4000 litre polyethylene or colorbond thing when extending the original installation instead of improvising with 2 IBCs and a 800 litre bladder. It was a lot cheaper, of course, but I’ve sacrificed substantial capacity.

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Red Dawn

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Sydney Harbour Bridge (Kate Geraghty, SMH)

Sydney Harbour Bridge (Kate Geraghty, Sydney Morning Herald)

Sydney’s post-equinoctial “gift” from the ghu of weather was a dirty orange dust storm with gale-force winds, with gusts up to 100kmh. I could taste and smell the stuff even with all my windows and doors closed, and many people apparently reported breathing problems. Certainly my asthma played up a bit, but as I was indoors all day it wasn’t as bad as it could have been.

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