Tag: lismore flood 2022

  • South Lismore Public School

    South Lismore Public School

    I still remember the sounds of the pile drivers as they constructed the “new buildings” for South Lismore Public School.

    And when I say “new buildings”, the “new school” was opened in 1978, the year I started high school.… Read the rest

  • Flood Stories

    Flood Stories

    “Southies don’t run, mate”. Jack is quoted in today’s Sydney Morning Herald feature about the catastrophic Lismore floods, four months ago.

    The heartwrenching article was written by Heath Gilmore, and the beautiful photograph of Jack and Sam was taken by Jacklyn Wagner.… Read the rest

  • Friday night and the lights are low…

    Friday night and the lights are low…

    Though I could be wrong, I think this is the only fully operational restaurant in Lismore’s CBD. You can get takeaway from a few different places, but Yings Chinese & Thai seems to be the only restaurant offering dine-in. … Read the rest

  • Can you still buy Rinso?

    Can you still buy Rinso?

    I have been dealing today with a government agency requiring photo ID for an older family member, impacted by the disaster in Lismore. He’s now too old for a driver’s licence and has never been overseas, so he has no passport. … Read the rest

  • Exit Row

    Exit Row

    How frustrating must it be to be a flight attendant? In the front row of six, there were only two of us paying any attention to the flight attendant’s instructions for the emergency row.… Read the rest

  • Doesn’t Make Sense

    Doesn’t Make Sense

    “Walking around Lismore after the first flood, when there was still mud around and large piles of trashed furniture out on the street made sense of what happened. But it doesn’t make sense now”, I said to Noreen who runs the Duck Pond Espresso Coffee Shop in South Lismore.… Read the rest

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