I was in Victoria recently to visit my mother in East Gippsland. The journey brought back fond memories of the south east countryside of Australia.
Part of that area was ravaged by fire soon after I returned home.
And now the fires have returned to central Victoria, destroying...
Words can not begin to appropriatly express the sorrow I feel as I watch the news reports and read the stories about the bush fires that have swept through Victoria in Australia.
173 dead so far, toll climbing. Countless homes completly lost.
And some of the fires...
A charred ghost town of blackened piles of ash 4:00AM Tuesday Feb 10, 2009
Police inspect a Kinglake farm house. The town's survivors have been left trading tragic tales of those less fortunate. Photo / AP
The end of the world...
On Sunday,[ Feb.7th], it will be the first anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires here in Victoria, Australia. Over 173 people died and 2000 homes lost. Yesterday we drove through Marysville on our way home, and can see only a handful of homes being replaced. The area is a...
For We Are Aussies And We Care
Raymond J Warren
February 9th 2009
Did you see that fireball a’rolling, down the valley fair
And the timber smoke a’rising, from the beauty that was there?
Did you hear the bird’s loud...
Australian fire victims tell of miracle survival
2:05PM Monday Feb 09, 2009
Photo / CHANNEL 9 via APTN
Fire devastates Victoria
Stories of survival are now filtering through the media after entire towns were burnt...
There are several ways YOU can help the victims in Victoria:
Donate blood (wait a couple of days as red cross are experiencing record donations, book ahead if possible).
Donate MONEY https://www.redcross.org.au/Donations/onlineDonations.asp . This is through red cross...
I'm down in the inner east suburbs of Melbourne, suffering from asthma complications. The smell of smoke is soul deep.
I wish I could help more than donating, but I'm in a wheelchair and can't get the care to come help me volunteer.
My thoughts and Pagan blessings carry across...
As sad as it is to hear about 100's of humans dying and even more homes lost, but what about the animals? There would be thousands of dead native and non native animals dead and millions of trees and habitats. There is a picture around which shows that wild animals can trust a...