Brisbane has been under water for the past week. For a great set of photos taken in the streets closest to mine visit Brisbane Daily Photo. The photographer, Cara, lives down the road and posts a photo of Brisbane every day of the year. This week she has outdone herself - cleaning, filming and living in the midst of chaos.
I was lucky. Our house was above the floodline. The neighbour had water through their lower level but luckily for us our land rises sharply above their property. I've been busy helping neighbours dump their lives on the footpath, moving tons of mud from my local sailing club and helping pump out a lake of water from under a nearby apartment building. More stories to come over the next few days.
This was the scene in the street next to ours. Unbelievable