Tuen's Blog

Infrequent diary of a procrastinator

Bushfire Disaster

The death toll is now 173, and the authorities speculate that the number will rise to possibly 300. Some fires are still raging. Below is an article written by a bushfire survivor, taken from The Age. It’s worth a read: print-article-i-now-understand-the-word-firestorm

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Victorian Bushfires

Victoria had its worst bushfire day on Saturday 7th of January 2009. At the time of writing, 108 people have been killed and over 700 homes razed. It’s really a sad day for all of us.  The tragedy really struck home when I saw photos of devastated Marysville. We spent a lovely week holidaying in [...]

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