Skywatch Friday: 8th August Noosaville 11:58 then 13:52

© irene waters 2014

Rain possible tonight. It would be good. It is the lowest rainfall experienced since 1901

© irene waters 2014

About Irene Waters 19 Writer Memoirist

I began my working career as a reluctant potato peeler whilst waiting to commence my training as a student nurse. On completion I worked mainly in intensive care/coronary care; finishing my hospital career as clinical nurse educator in intensive care. A life changing period as a resort owner/manager on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu was followed by recovery time as a farmer at Bucca Wauka. Having discovered I was no farmer and vowing never again to own an animal bigger than myself I took on the Barrington General Store. Here we also ran a five star restaurant. Working the shop of a day 7am - 6pm followed by the restaurant until late was surprisingly more stressful than Tanna. On the sale we decided to retire and renovate our house with the help of a builder friend. Now believing we knew everything about building we set to constructing our own house. Just finished a coal mine decided to set up in our backyard. Definitely time to retire we moved to Queensland. I had been writing a manuscript for some time. In the desire to complete this I enrolled in a post grad certificate in creative Industries which I completed 2013. I followed this by doing a Master of Arts by research graduating in 2017. Now I live to write and write to live.
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9 Responses to Skywatch Friday: 8th August Noosaville 11:58 then 13:52

  1. It’s very dry here, too. Didn’t realise how dry until I drove to Sydney last week.


  2. And we’ve had tons of rain this summer. But what a beautiful place to live you have!


  3. sue marquis bishop says:

    gorgeous picture….


  4. colinmathers says:

    Well it was the wettest July for 50 years here. After a couple of days of sunshine last week, it is raining again today.


  5. joannesisco says:

    That scene is pretty close to idyllic. Too bad Mother Nature can’t seem to get the rain/dry mix a little better balanced.
    Wishing you rainy skies for a while 🙂


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