Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge: Odd Ball

© irene waters 2015

© irene waters 2015

© irene waters 2015

© irene waters 2015

In response to Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

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. Commenced a masters by research in 2014.
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23 Responses to Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge: Odd Ball

  1. Cool photos Irene. I hope you don’t mind but I have nominated you for this challenge Five Photos, Five Stories. There is no obligation to do this at all. But i love your stories.

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  3. Great art to harness the sun and great art from recycled trash.
    Great of you to have captured these on camera.

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  4. Those are both fun, especially the second one which looks like a birds of the future shot, something from a Mad Max movie, perhaps.

    janet

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  5. Cee Neuner says:

    Irene, these are marvelous photos for odd balls. I can’t begin to chose a favorite 🙂

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  6. joannesisco says:

    These are brilliant … especially the birds 🙂

    Like

  7. Charli Mills says:

    Flower power, solar style! The addition of the jet-ski in the background gives an odder quality to the metal birds.

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  9. Cee Neuner says:

    Congratulations! I have chosen this post to be featured on Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge.
    http://ceenphotography.com/2015/05/17/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-2015-week-20/
    Have a terrific week!

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  10. sunsetdragon says:

    These are very cool sculptures.

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