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Running out of melon-themed titles

Monday, we were back at work. It was one of those days where I was more thankful than normal that we leave the hostel at 10.30am and not 5.30am as last Saturday night took a while to recover from. 563 more words


4 Days to go...

So as the title of this blog says, I have 4 days to go until I begin my regional work in South East, Queensland.

I’ve decided to start this blog to look back on a once in a lifetime experience. 157 more words

Regional Work Posts

More Melons & More Beer

It looks promising that within the next week or more likely two I’ll be hitting the halfway point of the farm work. It’s frustrating that I’ve been living here for two and a half months and still not quite halfway – I’ve had a couple of shifts this week packing melons and it looks like work is going to pick up soon. 467 more words


Hard Lifting - Thankful Thursday

You know, there’s an awful lot of work to do on a farm and it often wearies me to the point that I just want to sit and stare at nothing on particularly bad days. 198 more words


Each and Every Day --Thursday, April 13, 2017

We went through a long spell of chilled nights last week, resulting in the thinning out of the pears and possibly the prunes and plums.  Which is alright, as fruit must be thinned to produce large sized fruit. 251 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Lavender in the Air

It’s been over 6 months since I’ve been in Australia and 3 1/2 months have been dedicated to working on a lovely Lavender Farm in Shepherd’s Flat in Victoria. 408 more words


The pure joy of gravel...

With just over a week before we travel to the big Apple so I can compete on Forged In Fire, we have been busy preparing. I’ve been trying to get the shop cleaned and organized in the event that I make it to the final round. 375 more words