Out of the Mist: Silent Sunday


© 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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12 Responses to Out of the Mist: Silent Sunday

  1. Lovely! You captured the mood!

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  2. Thanks for the somber and pensive image. I makes me want to be inward-looking today. As it turns out, it really fits my mood!

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  3. noelleg44 says:

    Fantastic, Irene. I think it’s gallery-worth! It generates strong feelings…

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  4. Woolly Muses says:

    Certainly captured Silent Sunday…and I just love mist/fog shots like this.

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  5. This is not a photograph. This is art and should be hung on a wall in a place of honor.
    Totally lovely, serene, evocative, mysterious, and otherwise wonderful.

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