Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Back Later...

...chores and errands, duties and obligations today -- to be followed by a few days in pursuit of fish and tranquility

Will be back to post warehoused comments later today, and possibly to post a bit as well.

But after that, the Billabong will go dark until early next week.

7 comments:

  1. The Old and Unimproved DaveFebruary 29, 2012 at 1:16 PM

    Shame the Bunyip won't be around to watch Tim Flannery float out to sea on his roof as Warragamba opens the spillway and the Hawkesbury floods.....

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  2. Elizabeth (Lizzie) B.February 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

    Pleasant daydreams, Prof.

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  3. Wishing you lashings of fish and acres of tranquility. We will all wait by the darkened Billabong until you return.

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  4. Prof the rivers in the NE are flooding, low level at the moment but they won't make for good fishing for at least a week.

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  5. Thanks, sfw. Just got off the phone with the weekend's nominated companion, and the your logic prevails. Suggan Buggan will have to wait. It was to have been her first spell in a tent, and mud, cold, leeches and endless rain do not make a good impression. The forecast for Melbourne predicts bulk Flanneries every day for the next week. This is the second time this year the elements have conspired against pleasure and a trip has had to be cancelled.

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    1. Elizabeth (Lizzie) B.March 1, 2012 at 9:59 AM

      Camping with a river view in a five-star city hotel might be a good alternative, Prof. A packet of muesli and some milk give the appropriate tented brekky feel, eaten in a hotel cup with a teaspoon, while you both test wilderness experiences throughout the morning in bed with the 'do not disturb' sign up on the door.

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    2. Last week the Kiewa and Rocky Valley were wonderful. Trout on crickets, grasshoppers as well as dry flies. We have had almost 200mm since the rain began on Sunday. I had been hoping to spend a night on the Upper West Kiewa but that will have to wait for at least two weeks.

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