G'day from W.A.
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The long white snake in the background is the 560 km "Perth to Kalgoorlie Water Pipeline".
Designed by brilliant engineer C.Y. O'Connor who, due to fierce media cynicism, ended his life just weeks before successful pumping trials in 1902. Supplying water to 100,000 people and 6 million sheep.
LAKE BALLARD, a windswept desolate salt lake in the remote Northern Goldfields near the town of Menzies, is the location of the famous Anthony Gormley sculptures.
51 life-sized statues spread over 7 sq km2 of salt.
When my number 2's are runny
I hate our outback dunny.
Nights are a pain
as well as the rain,
don't laugh it ain't very funny.
a friendly mob
If an aussie comes your way
you'll get a nod, and a polite "g'day"
but if there's mozzies or flies
around their face and their eyes,
you'll get an 'aussie salute', I'd say.