“We’ll all be rooned” said Hanrahan

I came across these couple of pictures of the 1951 flood out towards Jondaryan, and they got me thinking; growing up out west on a station, some of the most unforgettable memories are of the extreme weather events. Droughts when we had to bathe in creek water because tank water was for cooking and drinking…

The rise and fall of Sir Joh

You know that feeling you get when you’re flicking through old photograph albums and something in an old photo captures your eye that sets off a spark of excitement deep in your gut? No? Well that’s me this week. I’m hip deep in digitising old photos again and I came across this image of a…