Gem from GK Chesterton

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."

From The Everlasting Man

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Australian Brush Fires

Updated: Over 150 lives lost in the worst fires of Australia modern history.

This photo is from The Big Picture:

More 700 homes have been lost to date in Southern Australia.    More information about the ongoing tragedy below on the updated map.


  1. Holy Hell! I'm surprised they could stand being that close to the fire! How horrible it is!

  2. It's a terrible tragedy. I can't imagine having to be a fire fighter in the middle of that.

  3. What a truly awesome photo for so many reasons. It is a terrible tragedy as so many have pointed out. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved in this.

  4. Thom, I feel like I got punched in the gut when I see that. Ugh.


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