The Place to be in the Middle of a Heat Wave - image by Renato Laky (pixabay) Heat waves are not uncommon in Australia, but over the last week or so our attention has been captured by the extreme heatwave occurring across Europe. For the first time ever, temperatures soared over 40°C in the UK. … Continue reading Welcome to the Future: Heat Islands and Ice Boxes
It’s quite possible that this dragon themed post is inspired by our recent burst of cold weather. This morning was one of those days when you would rather stay in bed and seriously consider hibernation. Do dragons hibernate? Smaug seemed to have slept for a long time before desolating Laketown in fire and ash. At … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Here Be Dragons!
Today is officially the coldest day of the year for Toowoomba and I can quite believe it. The wind is howling around the house, underneath the garage door and into our living area. It is absolutely freezing outside. This morning it was just 4 degrees at 7.45am when Dan and I ventured outside to go … Continue reading 166 Days Till Summer
Yesterday was the first day of spring. The sky was a perfect shade of blue, the sun was shining, and there was just a little breeze. It was the perfect start to a new season. I am so glad to see the back of winter, even though this winter has been unseasonably warm. When … Continue reading Spring – At Last!