Things that are Smooth: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge


© irenewaters 2016

Some sailing is smoother than others. On Italian marble it may be hard but ever so smooth.


© irene waters 2016

On the Noosa River it is generally smooth with light winds good for training.


© irene waters 2016

Hobart’s Derwent river is as smooth as glass. A welcome sight to the yachts in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race where it isn’t usually smooth sailing the whole way.


© irene waters 2016

The sailing may have been smooth but for my Dad reclining aloft I’m sure  he was probably glad of the smoothness of another product that day.


© irene waters 2016

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto 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. 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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20 Responses to Things that are Smooth: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Great takes on smooth. You got me with the sailboats!

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  2. Nice post. Very creative.

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  3. Is that a joke? Please tell me that’s a real toilet paper roll! 😆

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  4. Great post and photos

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  5. Another imaginative interpretation. You really have fun with these, Irene. Love the last photo – would love a pic of the thing unrolled so we can read the entire threat.

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  6. Cee Neuner says:

    You had a little fun with this topic today. Thanks Irene. 😀

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  7. Charli Mills says:

    Ha, ha! We can all use a bit of smooth in our lives, especially in event of needing an emergency roll. 😀

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  8. Sherri says:

    Haha! Now that’s what I call smooth sailing Irene…brilliant!

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