Thunderstorm Asthma

Obviously it’s my week for stories about weird an strange phenomena.  Have you ever heard of thunderstorm asthma? I hadn’t till last week when Melbourne and Wagga Wagga were hit with it. ‘Thunderstorm asthma is the triggering of an asthma attack by environmental conditions directly caused by a local thunderstorm. It has been proposed that … More Thunderstorm Asthma

We’re on the road – Day 20 Lakes, timber, wine and thunderstorms

Before we left Mt Gambier today we had one last place to visit – the famous Blue Lake. One of four crater lakes in the region, only two remain as the water table has dropped over the last 30 to 40 years. The Blue Lake is a large monomictic crater lake located in a dormant … More We’re on the road – Day 20 Lakes, timber, wine and thunderstorms