We began our day by shooting a couple of panos of French Bay. The morning light was very nice on the rocky beach along the coast. Then, we were off to breakfast. We had a long drive ahead of us: 385 km (about 5 – 6 hours drive time depending on the number of stops […]
I really like The George. They gave us a stuffed, fury little bear named George. I, of course, renamed him, “The George.” He prefers it that way.
The numerous and severe earthquakes (from 2009 through 2011) have left the city severely damaged to this day. This relatively small city of just over 300,000 (one third of the south islands population) sustained about $30 billion in damage.
Once at Watson’s Bay, which is incredibly picturesque, we walked around the peninsula to see the lighthouse nearest the ocean entrance to Sydney. This area reminded me of something between the Cliffs of Moher and the Headlands—lovely high rock formations protecting the entrance into the harbor.
Australia’s plant and animal life is incredibly unique. The large, white cockatoos that were flying about make the loudest, most terrifying, shrill screech you can imagine. A flock of them is deafening! Alfred Hitchcock should have used these guys in his movie, The Birds.
I do not trust the judgement of a person that would feel a need to carry a loaded assault weapon around with them. Such a person does not have a mature, adult concept of what is dangerous versus what is not dangerous. This adolescent conduct is dangerous and creates a more dangerous public space as basic good judgement is already compromised.
This was first class service. This level of personal attention was completely over the top! Not only did Tesla read my satisfaction survey, the company went out of its way to make sure I was more than satisfied with my service experience. I’m just very, very impressed! Tesla totally rocks! Gotta love this company! Totally love this car!
But things are about to get crazy hectic!
Our beast is always starving and trying to look pitiful. “Feed me! I need my fresh kill or I just can’t carry on…” The vet has him on a diet, but we are still giving him more than he is supposed to eat.
… And I was thinking: What has the total, blanket surveillance of our country done to the confidentiality of sources for journalists? Kinda limits what gets exposed, I guess.