It is one year (this week) since the devastating floods of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia 2013.
The town is still recovering – roads are still being fixed, some houses are still empty, some residents are still displaced. But great progress has also been made and the people of Bundaberg are nothing if not resilient.
Here is a photo of a boat, out of place on a footpath near the Burnett River (which is the river that flows through Bundaberg); unceremoniously dumped by the floodwaters.
If you look closely (with a microscope 😉 ) you will see the owners have written ‘not abandoned‘ on the back of the boat. They are warning people to stay away from the boat as it is waiting to be salvaged.
blame the Burnett River
who stole you
Photos by Michael Bryden
For all those affected by the floods, keep on keeping on!
A green tree frog poses, plastered on a dry brick wall, with muscle and tendon apparent under the transparency of thin skin. All lithe and defiance, of gravity and the gravitas of life, focussed on appetite and living, the exact now of being.
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