Skywatch Friday: 29th January 2016 Cotton Tree 2.10 pm




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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11 Responses to Skywatch Friday: 29th January 2016 Cotton Tree 2.10 pm

  1. Love that second one! ☀️

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  2. Beautiful, as usual! I especially love the third one, reminds me of the ferry approach to Vancouver from Victoria (Canada).

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  3. Beautiful – love the panorama

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  4. Those clouds! Those glorious clouds! You should provide a spoon – no wait, a bucket! No wait, I’ll bring my paints and a canvas.

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  5. Charli Mills says:

    So beautiful! My skies continue to be gray.

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