It'll take weeks for the smell of all this debris to fade. Here, at the kids' playground, there are still garlands of SES tape around the swings and the slide set. The council's work trucks have gouged tyre tracks all over the marshy grass. The mosquitos are lingering.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
After the storm
The torrents of water that got dumped in about an hour of the storm a few days ago flooded the roads, made cars float away and thoroughly saturated Lovely Husband on his way home from work. Our neighbourhood suffered its own destruction, although compared to other places, we got off fairly easy.