Commercial Buildings: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge


© irene waters 2016

Country or


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© irene waters 2016

the aim is still the same


© irene waters 2016

Take some cash


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Make a buck


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A living to sustain


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Some perhaps more lucrative


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whilst others, a lifestyle they might gain.

(or perhaps just extreme tiredness.)

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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8 Responses to Commercial Buildings: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  1. nice2beme says:

    Commercial building are something which we need, unless they are destroying architectural monuments to build their premises for rental. Unfortunately we have this sad experience when historical buildings are occupied by business centres and become unavailable for people to visit and feel the spirit of old times.

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  2. Cee Neuner says:

    Hi Irene, you have some big and small business. Great post for this week.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. noelleg44 says:

    Have to admit, I prefer those country scenes. I think cities are for young people. They have the energy to walk on those hard surfaces!

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  4. I enjoy the contrast between the huge, modern skyscrapers and the small town business ventures. One is looming, the other laid back.

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