On 23 September 2009 I woke up and noticed something weird outside.
Most of my blinds were closed but everything had a bit of an orange tint to it.
When I opened up the blinds I couldn't believe what I saw.
Everything was orange!
Right outside my window, looking at the neighbour's place.
A huge sand storm had blown up sand from the Australian outback right across the east coast of New South Wales.
The scenery was familiar but soo weird!
I opened up the blinds at the back of the house and again, everything had an orange tint to it!
Looking at our backdoor neighbours.
No-one would ever believe me if I don't show some real white fluoro light in these pictures.
From my kitchen window, just to show that white light still exists..
Not knowing what else to do, I prepared my lunch and had my breakfast as usual and went to drive to work.
Everything was orange..
Just leaving my driveway and off to work..
Everyone was driving with their headlights on and it was misty.
Driving out of town, waiting for the train crossing to clear..
On the highway everyone was driving slowly..
Driving along the road I normally take felt very odd this day..
Arriving at work it was very strange to see everthing inside a bright white whilst looking outside the sky was still very orange.
View from outside my office that morning.
After a few hours most of the dust just blew away and all the colours returned back to normal. By the time I drove home that day I couldn't tell what happened that morning.