A Place for Reflecting: Silent Sunday

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© irene Waters 2016

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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4 Responses to A Place for Reflecting: Silent Sunday

  1. Reflecting on reflection. Nice. 💕

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  2. Love the patterns of water – nearly predictable yet not. And, is a rock still a rock when under water? Plunge your hand in to grasp – how far do you have to dip to touch it?
    Maybe too metaphysical for a Sunday. Or not deep enough…..
    😀

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