What makes a blue moon blue

It is true that airborne particulates can imbue a blueish tinge to the moon, but this has nothing to do with the term ‘blue moon’. What makes a blue moon blue? The definition of “blue moon” is not mystifying. It is nothing more than the second full moon in...

10pm and all is well

10pm and the house is finally quiet. With a glass of Wyndham Estate Bin 555 Shiraz it is time for the creative juices to start to flow. Actually, Wyndham Estate Bin 555 Shiraz is fast becoming my favourite wine. If you like a red give it a go. I love this life as a...

Demolition of the Port Kembla stack

  This post contains a high resolution, close-up, video of the demolition of a 198m high chimney stack that used to be a landmark in the city of Wollongong. The demolition is by means of controlled explosion, dropping the huge stack neatly between nearby buildings...