A rare event near Uluru [thanks to Jenny Gates]
An astonished film maker is coming to grips with the moment he witnessed one of nature’s rarest phenomenons – a tornado comprised entirely of fire – and lived to tell the tale. Chris Tangey had been out in Alice Springs, Australia, scouting locations for a new movie. After finishing the task, he went over to help workers at a cattle station when he was confronted by one of nature’s most intimidating spectacles. Continue reading
It is hard to believe it was more than two years ago that Christchurch New Zealand experienced a devastating earthquake.
February 22, 2011 will be remembered by the world, especially by those who experienced the event.
The Down Under Club of Winnipeg pulled together a benefit event on April 7th, 2011, headed up by Lynley Davidson.
The web site was created and will live on at http://handsup4nz.wordpress.com after the expiry of the dedicated original web address.
“We saw tornadoes of fire just coming towards us,” Tim Holmes told ABC reporters. “And the next thing we knew, everything was on fire, everywhere all around us,” Tim Holmes said. Continue reading