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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Flying over the Flinders Ranges;

Places  in Australia with odd names; I leave you the pleasure of looking them up on the Australian map,
enjoy a nice trip. The names are pronounced in English!

 Oodnadatta,
Pepegoona,
Ararat
 Arkaroola
 Tantanoola

 Wipipee



Above the Flinders Ranges;

 Farina
 Ballarat
 Thackaringa
Taltabooka 
 Murrindindie;
Kalioota
 Winininnie
 Beltana
The Bight,
 Mallee's 



Flinders Ranges a fantastic landscape.

 Darling Downs,
 Yudnapinna,
 Tidnacoordininna,

 Mallacoota
 Baroota
 Yankalilla;
Wallaroo
Wirrawilla
Booboorowie 
Oodla
Wirra, 
Orroroo
Wycheproof
 Wollongong
 Never Never,

Sounding in each mountain rill,
Echoing from hill to hill…
In the lonely, silent places
Men lift up their glad, wet faces,
And their thanks ask no explaining -
It is raining - raining - raining!

Names of  towns used in CJ Den's famous poem  "And it's raining, raining, raining."

C J Dennis, Poet; Journalist, was born in Auburn, South Australia, on 7 September 1876,  he preferred to be known as Den.

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2 comments:

  1. I wish it was raining. I liked CJ Dennis' work especially for kids.

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  2. Diane, yes, I wish for rain too. Den was a great poet.

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