To be honest, the last couple of days I have found it hard to write a new post.
I am finding it hard to articulate any words after the bush fires.
What I am failing to do in words however, I am doing in actions. Just like millions of Australians I have donated to the Victorian Bush Fire – Red Cross Fund. Also I have felt moved to donate to the RSPCA Victorian Bush Fire fund, to help with the ongoing help for the animals (pets, live stock & wild life) who were inquired in the fires.
If anyone else would like to donate to the RSPCA Victorian Bush Fire fund please visit their website.
I am still up and watching channel 10’s late news. Did anyone else catch the story about the age of the ‘mega’ fires? These ‘mega’ fires have so been named because they say that they are so strong we no longer have the facility to control them.
The news story went on to say that perhaps scientists have under estimated the impact climate change will have on our environment.
A couple months ago I was the commissioned professional photographer that captured images for the 2009 Australian Fire Protection Industry conference. Many speakers at the conference talked about the impact that global warming and climate change will have on their industry and the problems they will face not only in the future but right now.
Perhaps the reason for my melancholy is not just the sadness about the bush fires but also the knowledge that these ‘mega’ fires are here to stay.