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15 February 2009 @ 11:46 pm
slight problem...  
um... SLIGHT flood...

this is - not a dam, actually. this is our lawn looking very non-lawnish.


our lovely new deck, boat shed and jetty - all of which just happen to be underwater...















 
 
 
helio, helium girl: lexx - do they worship his shadow?heliotitans on February 15th, 2009 01:23 pm (UTC)
OMG! wow...
ellymelly: save the world?ellymelly on February 15th, 2009 01:37 pm (UTC)
lol, we had a *bit* of rain...
FUCKING ZUBAT: WTFfinding_jay on February 15th, 2009 01:31 pm (UTC)
Dude.
ellymelly: nothing can stopellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:07 am (UTC)
dude... :D
Billbilly_red_ocean on February 15th, 2009 01:34 pm (UTC)
That is....a lot of water...
ellymelly: big bangellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:08 am (UTC)
getting close on 300ml now lol
KosmikDawgkosmikdawg on February 15th, 2009 02:00 pm (UTC)
sheesh, that's a lot of water.
ellymelly: warningstickerellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:08 am (UTC)
i know, it went from bone dry to HOLY FRAK in about 4 hours.
eh - no subject - kosmikdawg on February 16th, 2009 04:47 pm (UTC) (Expand)
spud66cat: Laura LIMS 4-2spud66cat on February 15th, 2009 02:36 pm (UTC)
Holy cow! That's a lot of water. Don't get washed away!
ellymelly: tellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:11 am (UTC)
*ties floaties to self*
laet_vlaet_v on February 15th, 2009 03:12 pm (UTC)
Wow!!!

Flood!!!

I can't help I find your pics beautiful. Weird.
ellymelly: GLOWYellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:12 am (UTC)
i know, i had to take pictures because it was so pretty. the water was warm too. if there weren't sharks in the river i'd be swimming :D
Amanda Howard: merilcrazyyounglady on February 15th, 2009 03:36 pm (UTC)
Beautiful!
ellymelly: looking for troubleellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:12 am (UTC)
lol. scary beautiful
Can you describe this?her_xcelncy on February 15th, 2009 04:10 pm (UTC)
I don't know if you noticed but you appear to have a bit of water in you yard....
ellymelly: animatedellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:13 am (UTC)
just a tad. rain gauge is full so i'm actually not sure HOW much i have... lol
Susan: wtf?suekay_87 on February 15th, 2009 04:11 pm (UTC)
How big is your garden?!

Our garden is 3 metres by 4 metres!

Luckily I live in a hill, so we don't get flooding!
ellymelly: samrodneyatlantisellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:15 am (UTC)
about 300acres or 84 hectares lol. you're lucky about no flooding. it's a real worry hear when it can get like this in a couple of days.
eh - no subject - suekay_87 on February 16th, 2009 02:41 am (UTC) (Expand)
eh - no subject - ellymelly on February 16th, 2009 04:52 am (UTC) (Expand)
eh - no subject - suekay_87 on February 16th, 2009 02:30 pm (UTC) (Expand)
CeNedraWoodcenedrawood on February 15th, 2009 05:59 pm (UTC)
whoa. your house is okay, right?
ellymelly: hmmellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:16 am (UTC)
at the present moment. we've got about 2foot of play before we need to look at moving furniture.
A work in progress: Sun Splendourancarett on February 15th, 2009 07:33 pm (UTC)
I'm hoping for a dry, sunny week or more ahead to let you catch back up!
ellymelly: may I take your order?ellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:16 am (UTC)
lol. dry sunny week. that'd be wonderful :D without wind if at all possible.
hypercazhypercaz on February 15th, 2009 09:33 pm (UTC)
LOL! And oh noes! I have English second-cousins over at the moment, and all their friends said "damn, you're going to get all that sun and we're stuck in rainy old England".

Except it's done nothing but rain in Sydney, hehe. And my second-cousins are heading up to Port Mac in a few days. I couldn't help but giggle.
ellymelly: oh pleaseellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:18 am (UTC)
oh poor things. i guess it's pouring down there was well.
eh - no subject - hypercaz on February 16th, 2009 01:19 am (UTC) (Expand)
eh - no subject - ellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:25 am (UTC) (Expand)
Emmaaltitudeandwine on February 15th, 2009 09:45 pm (UTC)
Uh-oh!
It never rains, but it pours, does it?
Lovely pics though :)
ellymelly: australiaellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:20 am (UTC)
a land of droughts and flooding rains. and i haven't forgotten about that thing either. i've just been trying to catch up on everything since i've been back. i will get it to you, promise! :D (i know, i know... it's sooooo late)
Sapphsapphs on February 15th, 2009 11:08 pm (UTC)
Man, that must suck that you get flooded so often. But those are some amazing photos!
ellymelly: plaything?ellymelly on February 16th, 2009 01:21 am (UTC)
i just *had* to take photos. i needed a valid excuse to go play on the jetty.
Nutty, the slightly unstable dwarf: prisoner of orkgumnut on February 16th, 2009 02:15 am (UTC)
Send some of it down here. My garden is a dustbowl.

Nutty
(hope it doesn't get any worse ::hugs::)
ellymelly: australiaellymelly on February 16th, 2009 04:49 am (UTC)
*tries to*

i really wish i could, it's all going to waste flowing straight into the river and out into the ocean. are you in victoria? it's so dry down there at the moment. dad lives in melbourne and he says it's just a brown dirt.