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 […]
Earthquakes are a fairly rare occurrence in Melbourne, Australia but we had one this morning (22/09/21). Details are still being sourced but preliminary information is available at https://earthquakes.ga.gov.au/event/ga2021sqogij Initial reports suggest between a 4 – 6 magnitude earthquake which is fairly unusual. Some minor building damage within the City but for the most part it looks like very little damage. What an eventful day, we have mass protests and an earthquake so does feel like a sign lol. From what […]
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 […]
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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