Monthly Archives: March 2016

Northern skies…

Another way of looking up…

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Peterhead

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Lerwick, Shetland Islands

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On the way to Noss, Shetland Islands

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On this day…

On 10 March 1902, Western Australia’s brilliant Engineer-in-Chief, C.Y. O’Connor, rode his horse into the surf south of Fremantle and took his own life.

A few images taken today at C.Y. O’Connor Beach, where a bronze statue of horse and rider emerges from the sea…

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He is remembered…

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And all around, life goes on…

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If you’re not familiar with the horse and rider sculpture, or the story of C. Y. O’Connor, Michael Cathcart interviews sculptor Tony Jones and O’Connor’s great-grandson Mike Lefroy on Radio National here.

 

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As promised…

Sunrise, 6am today, suburban Perth… It would be impossible not to look up!

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Three minutes later…

 

 

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