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Packing grapes - Week 15

So this week I started and quit packing grapes. I feel bad writing that sentence, as I like to think I can usually suck it up and persevere. 1,482 more words

Australia

2014 Highlights

Wow! It’s been just about a year since we have posted anything on here. Not to make excuses, but 2014 was a whirlwind of a year. 424 more words

Lambing

Mildura - Week 14

So I am officially in Mildura, ready to get started on my 88 days farm work so I can stay in this lovely country. So far it has not gone to plan though. 650 more words

Australia

So...

Well, it appears that my last post on this blog was over a year ago. Anyone who follows our progress solely from this blog might reasonably have assumed that never made it out of China – sucked into the dark world of organised crime, huge debts owed to ruthless gang lords, forced into semi-slave labour to pay off our debts, making iphones, mattel toys and cheap consumer crap for the unrelenting western consumer machine. 498 more words

Travel

I do it for the visa

So we are nearly half way through our farm work! I’ve had a few days vine covering again and then on another farm called Big Farm picking sultanas which was horrible. 613 more words

Australia

A Job in Bundaberg

Since leaving the dairy in August I’d been having fun and not thinking ahead too much. But all of a sudden I realised time was running out, and if I wanted to earn some more money before leaving Australia in March, I’d better get a job. 1,084 more words

Backpacking

Picker number 63 - Tasmania

Day 480

The 8am Shuttle was an early start back to Hobart which was putting on a good show with the warm weather. The taste of Tasmania festival was in town and as it opened its door at 11am, Lucy and I were among the masses who flooded in for good food. 930 more words