FIRE, HEAT……AND A MYSTERY ‘EPIDEMIC’

FIRE, HEAT......AND  A MYSTERY 'EPIDEMIC'

UPDATE DECEMBER 24—Poor little Blackheath, under siege again.  A LONG, HOT SUMMER. Such worrying times here in the Blue Mountains and so many other  parts of the country. Officially   ‘catastrophic’ fire risk levels. I notice my husband quietly clearing undergrowth, and testing the petrol fueled water

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Whale sighted in the Blue Mountains!

Whale sighted in the Blue Mountains!

Who would have thought  that  whale watching would be a genuine tourist draw in the Blue Mountains,  two hours west of Sydney?    Unlike coastal whales the species, known  as hedgeritum greenius magnum  is  very  slow moving and easy to spot.  At certain times of year a  prime

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