Laguna Bay: Silent Sunday

© irene waters 2020

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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5 Responses to Laguna Bay: Silent Sunday

  1. Oh those magnificent clouds! Wouldn’t you love to pull them around your shoulders?

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  2. Marsha says:

    That is a calm looking body of water. Hope all is going well, Irene. 🙂

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    • Thanks Marsha. We are lucky with the direction the Bay faces as although we do get bad weather it is never as bad as those beaches that directly face east and we tend to miss most of the cyclones as they track down the coast and don’t deviate into our beaches.
      All good with us apart from Mum needing me more – I find I don’t have the time I’d like to have.

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