All about Fire: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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© irene waters 2014

A fireman’s lot is not always a happy one

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© irene waters 2014

Waiting for the call

filled with anticipation

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© irene waters 2017

Professionally and expertly

dealing with the drama found

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And seeing scenes

they don’t want to see

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but on occasions such as these

transporting santa can be fun

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and giving little boys the pleasure

of being a fireman

Isn’t that everyone’s dream.

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© irene waters 2017

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. Commenced a masters by research in 2014.
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6 Responses to All about Fire: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  1. Cee Neuner says:

    This is such a great post Irene. 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Great photos, seeing the firemen doing their jobs which are always quite harrowing and then spending time with young people.

    Liked by 1 person

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