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Sunset & Solar Storm – 31/10/21.

I have a passion for the Aurora Australias however, in Australia it is not so common to see them (at least in Victoria) unless they are fairly strong. Without going into too much detail an aurora is caused by electrically charged particles which are emitted from the sun known as solar wind, these charged particles are released from the upper atmosphere of the sun (and typically include things like electrons, protons and alpha particles) which travel through space (and often […]

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

On the 25th of May 2021, I had the Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine which is the vaccine which is recommended to people in Australia under 50. Our vaccine roll-out in Australia has been fairly slow but I received the Vaccine before the general public as I have an underlying medical condition which puts me at a higher risk of COVID-19 complications. In this post I wanted to talk a bit about my experience in getting the vaccine, side effects and […]

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Fibre to the Premises – NBN Australia

I have been on the National Broadband Network (NBN) of various varieties for around 10 years, this started off in the first house we built in Pakenham, VIC as a Fibre to the Node (FTTN) which I had whilst we lived there for about 7 years, and once we moved to our new house in Officer, VIC (around 2 years ago) we had Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) installed. My first provider was with Dodo in Pakenham on the FTTN […]

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Healesville Sanctuary

I had the joy of attending Healesville Sanctuary with my family in late February to have a look around (and of course take some photos). The sanctuary is unlike Melbourne and Werribee Zoo in that it has far more Australian animals than the other Zoo’s, it really is an Australian based Zoo covering all realms of Australian animals from birds through to the classic koala! On my visit, we took our two children (1. year old, and 3.5 years old), […]

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Dacelo novaeguineae or Laughing Kookaburra

The laughing Kookaburra at Grants Picnic Ground in Belgrave.

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