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High Altitude Balloon Launch #1

Our Sydney University Electrical Engineering students, Stephen Tridgell and David Portelli successfully made a high-altitude balloon launch from Blayney, NSW. Stephen’s report is after the jump.

Shanghai April 2013

I had an excellent trip to Shanghai last year and wrote about it in  http://www.phwl.org/postcard-from-shanghai/. I was fortunate enough to be invited back.

Panorama at Akuna Bay

Went for a drive this morning to Akuna Bay. Fog was coming off the river and this photograph was taken on the road between Akuna Bay and Church Point.

Luderick Sydney Harbour

Went for a fish in Sydney Harbour with my neighbour Michael. Had a great time catching luderick (otherwise known as blackfish).

Lake Eucumbene 2013

Lake Eucumbene is an alpine lake about 500km south west of Sydney. My fishing mate, Beard (nickname which refered to his facial hair - he doesn’t have one anymore but the name stuck), and I made a ...