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Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Sweet Smell of ..... Dust?

Watching the news Wendesday morning was almost like watching a sci-fi movie ... all that red dust. We didn't have the eerie red but the dust made it here too ... (about half way up the Queensland coast).

We were driving home from town and could see it approaching. Just got home in time to grab some clothes off the line and shut all the doors and windows ... but it still got in.

This is the view across to the cattle yards from our verandah ... same time yesterday and today.



Here is the view to the South ... yesterday and again today around the same time.

5 comments:

maisy and the boys said...

we have been checking this out on the news luckily in Victoria we missed out on it. It is amazing.
Hope removing the dust doesn't take up your holidays.lol
cheers
marina

The Faerie Queen said...

Gosh, I am so glad we havent had anything like that in the UK, (as yet) you are going to be cleaning up for weeks I imagine. hugs xxx

Gina said...

I was wondering whether you would be affected. The photos on our news programmes were amazing

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Scottish Nanna said...

It looks like we are getting some more on Saturday night Thats what it said on the news.So no dusting for me untill sunday.Have a good weekend.
Hugs Mary.

Myra said...

Wow! That is a lot of dust blowing there! Do you have that often at this time of year?

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