Open House Flowers: Floral Friday

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© irene waters 2016

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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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14 Responses to Open House Flowers: Floral Friday

  1. Tiger lilies! ❤ (By the way, there's a book entitled Tiger Lily which is amazing. Just a thought…)

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  2. noelleg44 says:

    Loved the tiger lilies! We had a whole field of them on a terrace in front of our house when we were growing up.

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  3. macmsue says:

    Stunning colours.

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  4. I love tiger lilies and gerber daisies, and the colours are perfect for September. As I am writing this I am smiling and looking at my own daisies and sunflowers; thanks for sharing your post and a smile!

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  5. Çes lys et çes gerberas sont pris en photo sous différents angles les couleurs vives c’est superbe.

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  6. Orange – what a happy color! They look beautiful in your house against the white. Hope open house went well. Hope you’re healing and feeling better.

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