A year on a follow up photo essay shows that things have not improved.
|New South Wales Drought Map July 2019|
Here on the South Coast we have had minimal rainfall over the last year.
Despite the odd heavy storm related downpour, our creek is still not running and our dams are still looking a sorry sight.
We have once again started hand feeding our small herd of cattle with $28/bale hay over winter.
Now, while our livelihood does not depend on weather, thirty years of living in a rural environment tends to make one more than sympathetic for the plight of those where it does.
Meanwhile climate change scepticism within much of world leadership runs rampant and they continue to fiddle while Rome (and the Arctic) burns.