Matilda: Morning. Another day and another major explosion in chemical area in China. 2nd one in Chinese area of Shandong. Sept 1, 2015 5:29:10 GMT 10 *
Frank: Morning Matilda, Morning All Sept 1, 2015 9:10:53 GMT 10
Nighthawk: Matilda, you keep some strange hours ;) Sept 1, 2015 9:38:09 GMT 10
Nighthawk: Wouldn't want to be working in a Chinese chemical factory at the moment Sept 1, 2015 9:38:29 GMT 10
Nighthawk: Just because there's not enough else to keep an eye on - Sept 1, 2015 13:31:46 GMT 10
Mr Pete: Thanks for sharing that, Nighthawk. I'm particularly interested in the video showing global spread of a virus; this is one of the big 3 I'm preparing for. Our isolation (especially in Perth, even more so in country areas) may be to our advantage. Sept 1, 2015 13:51:45 GMT 10
thereth: yeah itll take a while for anything to get out here :-) Sept 1, 2015 13:56:00 GMT 10
thereth: not only is the closest metro area to me the most remote city in the world, but we live several hundred k's from the city as well, not to say we are immune from issues, but it is far safer than in the city Sept 1, 2015 13:59:03 GMT 10
thereth: Even heading into Perth on th weekend reminded me how bad things could get, Saturday shopping trafic alone had the roads packed, add a disaster scenario or panic to that and everything would be at a standstill... and this is in the outskirts at Midland Sept 1, 2015 14:06:40 GMT 10
Mr Pete: Absolutely. I would not want to bug out of the metro area until the first couple of waves of panic are over. I'm assuming some would panic and leave immediately, others after a few days, then the bulk of the remainder leaving in dribs & drabs. My plan is Sept 1, 2015 17:01:38 GMT 10
Mr Pete: to bug in for up to a couple of months if possible, then head for any of a number of rural BOLs we have arranged. Sept 1, 2015 17:02:41 GMT 10
Matilda: We are awake around 4am each morning. Hubby walks for an hour but I'm too chicken as its cold. But my nephew (in his 40s) has been admitted to hospital with swelling on brain. Sis down from QLD. MRI today and Drs have asked immediate family to be present. Sept 1, 2015 17:45:12 GMT 10
Matilda: Very worrying time for all. Not sleeping as keep thinking what if its a brain tumor. Not a long sleeper and only need about 6 hours most nights. If I wake I read ipad, blog or post. Sept 1, 2015 17:47:32 GMT 10 *
Jay: Wow, that's not good Matilda - all the best to all of you! Sept 1, 2015 19:18:08 GMT 10
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