The Weekend Australian Magazine 28 January 2012

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February 2012

 

WHEN water comes to the desert, ancient, dry rivers run white,  an inland sea turns red ...

WHEN water comes to the desert, ancient, dry rivers run white; an inland sea turns red; green water surges acrossrusted earth and salt flat. Nature puts on a show. Transformed into unaccustomed colour, the stark and arid land fillswith drama, mystery, reawakening. The dead heart comes alive. Seeds that have been dormant burst into plants thateven the Aboriginal custodians struggle to recognise, and the once desiccated silence is punctuated by raucouswater birds.