Abandoned dwellings? Perhaps: Silent Sunday


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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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9 Responses to Abandoned dwellings? Perhaps: Silent Sunday

  1. andy1076 says:

    I’d imagine for fear of erosion but the view and waking up to the ocean every day would be fantastic for sure ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Those are very strange little huts, possibly fishing huts, only used at certain times of the year. Whatever they are, their inhabitants have a terrific view!

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  3. What are we having for dinner?

    I don’t know – drop your line off the cliff and tell me what you catch – that’s what we’ll be having for dinner.

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  4. That is an intriguing photo… It’s beautiful and kind of mysterious. I want to write about those dwellings now…

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