Last week’s storm surge left its mark in Petty Harbour, a fishing stage that was there since 1966 was washed clear off the harbour-side, only a pile of rubble remains:

Fishing stage gone - Petty Harbour, today

Fishing stage gone – Petty Harbour, today

This is what it looked like two years ago:

Old fishing stage - Petty Harbour, March 2011

Old fishing stage – Petty Harbour, March 2011

I had a conversation about the all the storm damage around the island with a man in the harbour, he told me many things but the final comment was the one that stuck: ‘This is Newfoundland, not Disneyland’.