Skies: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” Rabindranath Tagore

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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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10 Responses to Skies: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  1. Cee Neuner says:

    Irene, I sure like your skies this week. Wonderful post. 😀

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  2. These are so beautiful, and such a variety of skies! Thanks, Irene.

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  3. Miriam says:

    What a great quote to go with your beautiful pictures Irene.

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  4. Paula says:

    I am glad that I don’t have to pick a favourite among these fiery, low-lying, dramatic skies. I like the variety of settings that you show in your images.

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    • Thanks Paula. It struck me as I looked through skies for Cee’s prompt how recognisable they are no matter where they are from and I thought it is such a pity that we can’t recognise that people are people and the same the world over just like the sky.

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  5. noelleg44 says:

    Beautiful photos – the sky is so much a part of your world!

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