Category Archives: Stormchasing

Back north to Queensland and hunting storms again….

1st November: FINGAL HEAD —–> TEWANTIN We wandered away from our fabulous beachfront site at Fingal Head and took the shortcut (that doesn’t go over a mountain range) to Esk in the Central Highlands of Queensland which only took 2 … Continue reading

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Exploring the New South Wales Northern Rivers….

30th October: CASINO —–> POTTSVILLE A pleasant night was spent at the Casino Big 4 caravan park where I finally found a laundry tub with hot water so I washed the towels and hung them out undercover overnight. After Clyve … Continue reading

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We got cows!!! and storms!!!! NSW delivers an enjoyable storm entree….

October 28: MUNDUBBERA —–> KILLARNEY After a good night’s sleep we headed south towards New South Wales….First was Jandowae where we stopped near the old railway station for a cuppa. We parked unknowingly in the middle of a patch of … Continue reading

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Drifting north through Queensland….and wondering where spring went…

October 22: from Cunnamulla to Barcaldine Light rain started at about 5am. “Just enough to make the mud stick to your tyres” grumbled one Queenslander. We are heading up to Charleville and then parts unknown. It’s much cooler today and … Continue reading

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Living the Dream, Chasing the Weather and Wandering About….”A Storm or Five”

20th October: From Trangie, NSW to Cunnamulla,Qld We spent a pleasant night in a surprisingly good caravan park in Trangie – it’s the first time I’ve stayed there since a school excursion to a cattle feedlot up that way back … Continue reading

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Skysculptures in Tornado Alley – the 2015 stormchase season

As the day for our departure from HillsboroChaseBase approaches I find my mind ambling back through the past 6 months experiencing the weather of the USA….over the amazing, the wonderful, the weird, the fun and the not so wonderful times … Continue reading

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House numbers, sandwiches and marmalade…..

Timestamp: July 14, 2013 at 10.07pm Five years ago we stepped off a plane in Los Angeles after a 13 hour flight from the other side of the world at the beginning of an adventure planned for years by a … Continue reading

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