Through the Windscreen: Skywatch Friday: 28th October 2016 Noosaville 2.09 pm


© irene waters 2016

For skywatch Friday

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 Through the Windscreen: Skywatch Friday: 28th October 2016 Noosaville 2.09 pm

  1. You’re right! I love it!

    We got a bit of rain several days ago, and the clouds leading up to it were spectacular! But the storm we were promised for last night passed by our city with not a drop. Rain, rain, come again, we need you so badly.

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  2. Peter B says:

    Pretty sky even through the windscreen!

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