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End of Winter Drenching

2008.08.31
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Officially the last day of Winter, and Melbourne delivers on its strange weather. The weather bureau forecasts rain and hail stroms, but do I believe it....? No.

I hang my washing out on the line and, sure enough, two hours later, it turns from sunshine to darkened skies and big blobs of hail start cascading down. Running to grab the near-dry washing, I am pelted with hail from all directions and laughing aloud because I find this enormously funny!

Within five minutes, the hail stops, the clouds part again and I am literally DRENCHED from head to toe, the only proof of the weather phenomenon that just took place!

P.S. - I'm feeling more than a little au naturale at the moment, as I've been growing my too-thin eyebrows out for the past three months (in preparation for a good waxing/re-shaping before the wedding. See comparision here). Not to mention being badly in need of hairdye! The thingd we females put ourselves through, hey? ;)
5 Comments
Loverman87 wow you have so nice big dark eyes
Loverman87 · 2008-09-02: 10:54
Leisa Did you get thunder as well? We did. I ran out in it to cover the bunnies with a tarp.
Leisa · 2008-09-02: 17:12
Queen911 You are to funny. but give me courage to take a self portriat.
Queen911 · 2008-09-03: 20:12
unige You are really funny and the idea to post this all along with the story - great !
:-)
unige · 2008-09-06: 03:39
jim7221 Cool shot... and I just noted the "tags" on the picture here!!!.... raindrops, etc....
Still.... you guys have your summer just around the corner now..... please spare us poor ol brits a thought... who have had yet another wet and windy miserable summer... and autumn aint started off too great either!!!........ mind u, I dont do HOT summers anyway.... but I HATE "wet" ones... boo hoo!!
jim7221 · 2008-09-10: 02:21
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