We've witnessed another moment in Australian aviation history with the departure of the last QANTAS 747 from our shores. Flight QF7474, the Boeing 747-438(ER) VH-OEJ, departed Sydney (SYD) for Los Angeles (LAX) at 15.28 (3.28pm) Wednesday 22nd July 2020. From there, it flew on to its final resting place in the Mojave Desert (MHV). The … Continue reading Farewell to the last QANTAS 747
My previous post, "Which Bird is That?" has born fruit. The prize for most imagination goes to Mary, of a A Wondering Minstrel I. Mary was a little concerned I wouldn't see the humour in her suggestion based on the birds' poses, little knowing that way of seeing the world through a different lens is … Continue reading And the answer is . . .
It was hard yakka (work) walking on the beach this morning. The tide was extremely low, exposing the deep shelf of the sea-bed along this stretch. On account of the sharp slope, walking on the packed sand was tough on ankles and knees; but schlepping through the deep, dry sand of the flat reminded me … Continue reading Which Bird is That?