Sunday, 10 June 2007

Of drought and ...

Yesterday the downpour continued. At the coast there have been big floods and heavy seas. Here we were high but not dry. The water catchment will welcome the run-off.

Photo: More outside from inside

Words to walk with:
From My Country by Dorothea Mackellar . This poem is one of the most widely known in Australia.
“I love a sunburnt country,
A land of sweeping plains,
Of rugged mountain ranges,
Of droughts and flooding rains.
I love her far horizons,
I love her jewel-sea,
Her beauty and her terror –
The wide brown land for me!”

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