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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a .... oh wait we had a journey of 5,200kms over 6 days

So we did it! The big road trip to the farm from Broome town. Thats a long way with three kids and two drivers and a car crammed with water, eskies of food and the usual paraphernalia. 661 more words


seedling bonanza ...

The native plant nursery has been going full swing lately, with our Work for the Dole teams doing exceptionally well. Check out the quality of seedlings pictured: … 35 more words


bayside, low tide on Roebuck Bay ...

Roebuck Bay at low tide. The shoreline in the distance is 10km away. Dampier Creek runs out on the other side of the mangroves. Another boatload of climate refugees visited yesterday. 41 more words


The 1942 Broome - Bandung Airlift

By the end of January 1942 Japanese forces had conquered most of the islands surrounding Java. Their fighters and reconnaissance planes flew standing patrols from recently captured airfields while the Japanese Navy swept the sea-lanes leading towards the few ports on the Java coast that were still ‘open’.   1,135 more words

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wasp ...

This wasp like creature with the bug eyes was cleaning out his burrow Click to enlarge:


Broome Farm at the Euston Cider Tap

It’s a Thursday and I have a day off.

Woop de do!

I’m planning to visit the London Drinker Festival near Euston today, so I’m heading up the fragrant streets of Bloomsbury to the Euston Road. 512 more words


flowering streets ...

Malvaceae species, above, and Convolvulaceae below,  growing in gardens and landscaping provides great colour. The images below are Ipomoea costata, followed by the white flowering ground cover, Davenportia davenportii, both on a Broome street verge. 9 more words