There were storms!
Thought a photo post today!
Yesterday at Wollongong City Beach.
Wollongong City Beach – looking south, and a close-up of a bluebottle.
That Port Kembla smokestack is now gone…
From my June 2014 archive, as in the previous post.
At Illawarra Brewery:
And here I am in the very early 1990s with a friend of M, a former member of the Chinese Air Force. Lovely man. Part of that post-Tiananmen crowd.
The Steelers Club had such an excellent Chinese Restaurant — now gone:
There was some wild weather. The highest wind gusts in the Illawarra were recorded at Albion Park with 117km/h at 4.23pm, closely followed by Bellambi with 107km/h at 4.47pm. When I poked my nose out at my place that night:
Wollongong was changing:
Last night was a corker! Such thunder and lightning, and so close overhead in West Wollongong. Some pics by way of illustration: the first I took from my place five years ago, but it could have been yesterday. The second is from Illawarra Storm Chasers, and is in fact February — but it is so good!