HSC Student on the Bushfire Frontline

The HSC can be a stressful time for most High School students. Imagine cramming for exams after spending 12 hour shifts on the frontline fighting some of the worst bushfires the Blue Mountains have seen in over a decade. This is what 18 year old Liam Clancy from Blaxland High School has been doing for [...]

By |2016-12-29T14:28:59+00:00October 28th, 2013|Blog, Online|Comments Off on HSC Student on the Bushfire Frontline

What to do tomorrow, Blue Mountains residents.

"We will all see each other after this, because we will be okay," was the opening line of a community meeting held at Blaxland High School tonight to prepare and inform residents about the bush fire dangers tomorrow. With wind gusts of 100km an hour predicted tomorrow we could experience some of the worst fire [...]

By |2016-12-29T14:29:42+00:00October 22nd, 2013|Blog, Online|Comments Off on What to do tomorrow, Blue Mountains residents.

The Tramp with a Heart of Gold.

The working day was over, I stood there, slightly frazzled, surrounded by a cloud of black business suits, waiting for a train to take me to my next commitment. I boarded the train and sat in the vestibule. A man with wispy hair and dirty tracksuit was sitting next to me. He had the familiar [...]

By |2016-12-29T14:30:48+00:00May 28th, 2013|Blog, Online|Comments Off on The Tramp with a Heart of Gold.