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If only there was a need!

If only there was a need!
It may not be totally obvious, but this burnt roadside sign in the scorched landscape reads "REDUCE SPEED WHEN WET". I think everyone here would be delighted if there was enough rain to make this relevant! :-) In the PiP, an image of some of the damage to timber shops in the tourist village of Mogo - too depressing to add more.

Gudrun, Fred Fouarge, Ecobird, Kenny and 22 other people have particularly liked this photo


21 comments - The latest ones
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
You're so right, it's really a disaster......
13 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
A man made disaster that some refuse to acknowledge and that in itself is a tragedy,
Hope the situation shows signs of improvement soon George
13 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
impressive series..........
really a disaster!
13 months ago.
 LutzP
LutzP club
...absolutely shocking, George. Having lived in California for a few years, I have seen some fires, but this is unprecedented.
13 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Yet another picture of this Australian disaster !!
13 months ago.
GrahamH club
has replied to Jaap van 't Veen club
An interesting conjunction with your Easter Island visit... Not all the oil and coal are burnt yet...
13 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
This must be such a depressing time for everyone. Surrounded by so much destruction. So much lost. I was reading about traditional Aboriginal methods of controlling bush fires this morning and how they might be able to play more of a part. We all need to do what we can to mitigate such events. Here with increasing floods it’s tree planting and rewilding that are being talked about.
13 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
We went through an area badly hit by wildfires several years ago and started taking photos but finally gave it up. It was too depressing and we felt peoples' loss too keenly. This is worse than anything I've seen.
13 months ago.
 Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38 club
What a disaster! Your photos are a terrible testimony!....
13 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Scaring, George !
13 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Oh dear, if only the sign was relevant now! Another very sad sight George and the PiP, shows the devastation so well. I feel in shock that this has happened so quickly! I hope it can recover just as quickly but so many peoples lives have been ruined with all the loss.
13 months ago.
 Janet Brien
Janet Brien club
Ohhhhh George...heartbreaking pictures to say the least. :(
I did love the pictures though for their interest and excellent composition.

I know EXACTLY what you mean about not wanting to share more. When our shop burned and the hillside too a few years back, it totally broke my heart. I wouldn't take pictures of the shop ruins. The hillside, only some. Still breaks my heart when I go up there...
13 months ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
THERE ARE NO WORDS REASLLY.

TOO DEPRESSING YES.

ITS LIKE THAR HERE AFTER A TORNADO..

SENDING HOPE AND HUGSS
13 months ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Awesome documentary capture!

Admired in:
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13 months ago.
 Nora Caracci
Nora Caracci club
what a disaster, thanks for your documentation, the news are so terrible ...
13 months ago.
 Kenny
Kenny
To see these photos is heartbreaking George.. Take care..
13 months ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
The scenes of devestation you have posted are really shocking and so sad George. I really feel for you all. Best wishes
13 months ago.
 MaggsMep
MaggsMep
The irony of it ... my thoughts and best wishes are with all Australians.
13 months ago.
 Karen's Place
Karen's Place club
Oh, it's so sad, George.
13 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
13 months ago.
 Sarah P.
Sarah P. club
We live in terrible times, and your country right now is among those seeing the worst of it. Meanwhile, our fearless leaders are twiddling their thumbs and counting on escaping it all on their private jets ...
13 months ago.

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