Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Stephan » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:49 am

Bit of history in the making here -

http://www.afl.com.au/womens

Starts tonight.

Tell me sir what does your wife do for a hobby :shock:
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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Stephan » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:39 am

Someone has been pinching my apples.
My apple tree is well loaded but I am not sure how many I will get to eat.

I thought it was fruit bats at first. There are a few hanging around.
Pretty big critters that startle you at night when they suddenly take flight from a tree you walk past with the dog.
The sound of there wings is very different to any bird.

But no.

I have caught the culprit red handed.
There were 6 of them in the tree this morning and they were not to keen to leave either.
Alas the tree is a bit to big to net so I suppose I will have to share.

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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Neilywatch » Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:42 am

Well Steve -

They look like parrots - bring them over here and sell them for $2,000 each! :D
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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Stephan » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:47 am

The authorities get a bit upset with people who try to do that ........................................................
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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Stephan » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:11 am

Biggest cyclone in 6 years is about to hit Queensland

http://www.skynews.com.au/news/top-stor ... ifies.html

Great shot of storm here showing size.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-27/c ... ts/8388866

Here is a pic in case the link dies.

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Re: Steve's Blog - A little peek at Melbourne

New postby Stephan » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:30 pm

Happy to report no loss of life so far but lots of damage.
They claim about 25% of sugar cane crop for this year wiped out.
It was a slow moving storm. If the eye hit you it took a few hours to pass.
I think this was a good thing because they had a lot of time to get ready for it.

Still pleased we don't have these in my part of the world.
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