Floreat Lakes

Hailstone Storm 2010What started as an exciting oddity – hailstones in Perth – quickly developed into disaster movie stuff.

Within 5 minutes our front lawn turned into a lake lapping into our house, the roof became Swiss cheese and water poured from light fittings, ceiling fans and cornices, and windows were smashed. Neighbours kindly brought in armloads of towels to help us mop up. I had images of Charlton Heston parting the Red Sea – where’s a staff when you need one?

Amazingly, the computers survived, and our bedroom stayed dry. Our cat bolted, but was later found in a neighbour’s house watching TV.


3 Responses to “Floreat Lakes”

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    Jenni March 29, 2010 at 11:37 am #

    Oh my goodness! You poor things. We were one of the lucky ones….only our pool blanket roller thingy ended up in the pool and that’s all!

    Love your site, Dahlink!

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    Featherstone58 April 8, 2010 at 10:25 am #

    Hi Tracy

    wow looks like you really copped it! I had a few golfball size hail stones hit the car while I waited for the kids bus (Who’s throwing stones I thought!? Then had to drive at about 5km/hr the down the road that had become a river to home in Karrinyup. I Love your style btw. I am also a big MCM Madman and Shag fan and looking fwd to his return
    I hear that Outre may be opening up in William Street?


    greg (Featherone 58 on flikr photos)

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    Tracy April 8, 2010 at 6:40 pm #

    Hi Greg – Thanks for looking – and for the info on Outre (have to check that one out). BTW, you have some kickass ceramics!
    regards, Tracy

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