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    Monday, June 26, 2006

    More scanner-y goodness

    In 2002 I had to make a visit to Victoria for family reasons. While I was there I took a few photos. The first one is of Thorpdale, the town I grew up in. The building in the centre is the old family homestead. Or as it was known locally, the servo. Note the lack of petrol bowsers out the front. You can't buy fuel in Thorpy anymore.




    When I lived there, the main agricultural pursuits were spuds and dairy cattle. The arse has fallen out of the local spud industry these days and I'm fairly sure that a bloke I went to school with was the last dairyfarmer in the district. Beef is the go, apparently, and onions. Sheep are getting to be more popular, too, it would seem.

    This is Turton's Creek Road, on the Great Divide. Note the roadside facilities. All three of these photos were taken after six years of below average rainfall.




    To put this in perspective, this photo of a property near Mungindi (co-incidentally, the property the Young Bloke was on before he came here) is taken on the same roll of film. This is after one year of below average rainfall.

    6 Comments:

    Blogger Yorkshire Pudding said...

    When the insane have scanners they are well and truly armed! Don't give up the day job dude! By the way I saw no cattle in the last picture so there must be a fault with your new scanner.

    6/29/2006 02:18:00 am  
    Blogger stilt said...

    Who on earth thought giving up anything to run sheep is a good idea? That way madness lies....

    6/29/2006 08:51:00 am  
    Anonymous steve at the pub said...

    The scanning quality is somewhat annoying I agree with you pudding. It is difficult to tell if the 16 cattle in the photo are cows or bulls.

    6/30/2006 08:56:00 am  
    Blogger Dirk said...

    Pud,
    seems like you should have listened to your Mum when she told you to stop it or you;ll go blind.
    Stilt,
    I fucking hate sheep.
    Steve,
    I got seventeen. Maybe one was resting.
    And they're all steers.

    7/01/2006 08:01:00 am  
    Anonymous og said...

    Anyone who has ever spent more than fifteen minutes near sheep hates sheep. God created sheep to piss me off.

    7/02/2006 09:58:00 pm  
    Blogger Ranger Tom said...

    The bottom photo looks like my view from my back door in Arizona...

    7/02/2006 11:46:00 pm  

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