Rain deluge and flooding: Manly, Sydney in Australia: A picture, three short videos and a dramatic escape for my son.

All from my son in Manly. The dramatic escape is about him! May everyone keep safe. Please scroll down for a picture and 3 short videos and the story (at the end) of my son’s close shave. Thank you to my son MB for the pictures and videos.

Drain water pouring onto the beach at Manly
Rain water pouring out of the drains onto the beach
A flooded intersection in Manly.
Flooding through garden walls in Manly.

Keep safe everyone

Sydney Australia (Manly) rain downpour video

I think this video was taken last Saturday. Check the weather forecast for this coming Tuesday in Sydney. Keep safe everyone.

Sheet Lighting Port Elizabeth 15 February 2022

Plenty of lightning and thunder this evening west of Port Elizabeth.

Pink sheet lightning
Video of sheet lightning

Each Individual, Climate Change, the Dung Beetle and the Starfish

“As an individual I cannot do anything to save our world’s climate. That fight is for the big nations. I personally cannot make a difference. So, I will do nothing”

Edmund Burke would strongly disagree with your attitude and admonish you thus!

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke

And the tiny African Dung Beetle would just laugh at you!

So – Put that one starfish back in the sea.

The Kouga Dam Near Port Elizabeth Nearly Empty – 1 October 2021

Note the stain on the rocks when the dam is full. We desperately need rain.

Do hedgehogs complain?

You bet they do! This early April morning I overheard a hedgehog muttering in an icy English country garden.

Please scroll down or tap to see the full picture. Thank you.