Archive for the ‘World around us’ category


October 2nd, 2008

The main street of Goolwa has the footpaths paved with paving blocks instead of a continuous concrete surface. There are several downs-sides of this and the major one is that the street tree’s roots lift the pavers and create an uneven surface that pedestrians trip over. The tree in front of my work continually raises […]

Who ran into who?

September 21st, 2008

There was an unfortunate accident just out of Goolwa yesterday where a car tried to beat the Steamranger steam train across the crossing and guess who won? The train of course!! I felt very sad for the train operators as they had been doing this engine up for the last 2 years and this was […]

Mayo by-election comments

September 10th, 2008

The area I live in is about to have a Federal by-election. Our former member moved onto other things 12 months after the election. Our seat of Mayo was a very safe seat for the Liberal Party with former foreign minister Alexander Downer holding the seat for many years. Now that we have a by-election […]