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Trifles light as air

On 1 February 1858 the Australasian balloon, piloted by Joseph Dean, made the first recorded crewed balloon flight in Australia. Large crowds witnessed the event from vantage points on Yarra … Continue reading

April 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hole in the sky

Watching the sky in the evening is like watching the sea — every sunset is extraordinary in its own way.

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Balloons ahoy!

March and April are a balloon spotter’s paradise. At this time of the year I am often drawn outside at breakfast by the whoosh of the burner. Then it’s silent, and the … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

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