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Rugged Wilderness – New Zealand

Rugged Wilderness – New Zealand

April 19, 2017 | Photography, Travelazzi | No Comments
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‘Why fear won’t stop me on the biggest night of my life’

‘Why fear won’t stop me on the biggest night of my life’

February 10, 2017 | publicity | 3 Comments

I am writing this from Canberra airport. Tonight is the launch of Channel Nine local news, a project we have been working on for months. For me it has been a whirlwind month and if I had the time to think about it perhaps ‘fear’ would have controlled my ability…

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Australia: your weather for the week ahead 16/5

Australia: your weather for the week ahead 16/5

May 16, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

A classic autumnal airflow takes hold this week, a ridge of high pressure extends out to the east, fog and frost becomes a little more common especially about the New South Wales slopes and ranges, mornings are crisp but daytime temperatures relatively warm, bordering on hot in Sydney, 26 degrees…

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Send ‘er down, Hughie! Rain is coming

Send ‘er down, Hughie! Rain is coming

May 5, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

Like it or not, Australia is on the brink of winter. The final stages of autumn, an outgoing El Nino and a fifty per cent chance of La Nina forming in spring is bringing a larger degree of variance. After a brief cooling and gusty winds temperatures across the south…

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The Dressmaker – A costume exhibition

The Dressmaker – A costume exhibition

Last week I attended the opening of “The Dressmaker’ costume exhibition hosted by the National Trust of Victoria at the opulent and befitting Ripponlea Estate. Author Rosalie Ham was the first of two key speakers. Her novel of love, hate and haute couture was inspired by a small country town,…

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Autumn snow falls in Tasmania

Autumn snow falls in Tasmania

May 3, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

As forecast snow fell as low as 800 metres overnight in Tasmania. Miena in the Central Plateau woke to a light covering and a nice shade of white lit up Mt Wellington. The pool of cold air came in on the wake of a cold front that whipped up blustery…

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Autumn is nipping and it has a lot to do with SAM

Autumn is nipping and it has a lot to do with SAM

May 3, 2016 | Weather | 2 Comments

South eastern Australia has experienced its windiest weather so far this year. It’s been a slow transition from summer to autumn. With the exception of Perth every Australian capital city recorded warmer and drier than average weather in April. The mean day time temperature in Canberra came in at nearly…

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This is Autumn? 4 day forecast

This is Autumn? 4 day forecast

March 20, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

This is Autumn? Summer heat lingered into the start of March, missing only a small section of Western Australia’s south coast and the central Queensland coast. Persistent high pressure systems mostly behind the unusual March heat, finally gave way to a strong cold front from the Southern Ocean on Thursday…

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Cyclone, warmth and a powerful cold front

Cyclone, warmth and a powerful cold front

March 15, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

A strong high pressure system near New Zealand has given New South Wales a break from unprecedented March heat.   Onshore winds are steering a cooler, showery air mass onto the coast, toward the ranges. A trough bringing unsettled weather to inland Queensland and New South Wales will weaken today showers…

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CCTV captures tornado hitting a school

February 16, 2016 | Weather | No Comments
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