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Update

Saturday, 11 Jul 2009 | Views [445] | Comments [1]

Hello All I've got good internet reception today so thought I would update this again I have a day off today as I have hurt my knee again so while everyone else is working I have a sick note !!  No damaged bones, but possibly some ligament damage ... Read more >


All sorted

Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [463] | Comments [2]

Well the good news is that I now have a new visa which allows me to stay in Australia for the next 4 years.  I have internet access in my bedroom and am currently writing to you from a wireless connection at . . . Quamby Hotel !!  I know it's sunday ... Read more >

Tags: visa sorted


Goats, Jokes & Immigration

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Views [1979] | Comments [8]

Blog Update   Well since I last wrote to you all I have been keeping myself busy doing various things.   My knee is still a little sore after the motorbike crash down at Cunnamulla, but it is definitely on the mend.   Had a couple of weekends ... Read more >

Tags: goats, jokes


Sorry it's been so long

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | Views [860] | Comments [7]

Well, I didn't realise how long it had been since I last updated on here.  Not really been doing too much !!  Only mustered 15000 cattle at Clio & Wetherby.  Not too eventful really, but long hot days.  No dustthough, due to further showers. ... Read more >


Rained Out

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [860] | Comments [11]

Hello again. Mty second update for 2009 and again been really busy.  We have had 7 days in January without rain so the country is looking a lot better.  Plenty of green grass about at the moment, but this dose also cause some problems. . . 1) The ... Read more >

Tags: rained out - floods


Gallery: 2009

Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

Photos from 2009
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Happy New Year

Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Views [472] | Comments [2]

It's only 5 days into the new year, and already so much has happened.  as part of the NY celebrations in Rocky, they have a week of events aimed at the 18-30s.  It all kicks off with a cruise to Great Kepple Island followed by a party at the heritage ... Read more >

Tags: long awaited rain


Hello

Saturday, 29 Nov 2008 | Views [610] | Comments [6]

Well hello again to all and thanks for the comments since I last put comment on.  I've been busy here, playing hard and having a good time.  I was down in Brisbane a couple of weekends back and saw the mighty NZ Kiwis beat the Kangaroos in the World ... Read more >


Travels and back to Work

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | Views [675] | Comments [5]

well I've just had a month off traveling around Australia with Mum & Dad.  Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Mt Isa, Rockhampton.  Had a really good time and seen plenty of new things.  Will be heading back to work soon and will update ... Read more >


Rocky -Sydney

Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | Views [417] | Comments [1]

Wellll hello agian. I am writing this after having two beers and nothing to eat so apologies for any mistakes.  I am now in Sydney having spent a little time in Rocky with friends there.  It is raining heavily here in Sydney and has been for most of ... Read more >


Rodeo Rodeo Rodeo

Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | Views [1202] | Comments [4]

Well what a busy time I have had since last updating this !! Two weekends ago was the world famous Quamby Rodeo. An event which I attended last year before I came home. This years event was bigger and better . . as is tradition the committe members all ... Read more >


Clio

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [866] | Comments [7]

I am working at a station called Clio between Winton & Richmond.  Mum & Dad you are right, I didn't go as a Pilot or an Air Hostess.  Willy was hotly tipped to be the (very) hairy legged air hostess, so a change of plan there !!  We turned ... Read more >


Drought

Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | Views [563] | Comments [2]

Hello again to everyone. I've put some new pictures on the blog fo you all to have a look at to show you just how bad the drought is at the moment.  The station I am on (Jessievale) only has about 600 cattle left on it, down from about 4000 last year ... Read more >


Not much to tell you

Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | Views [325] | Comments [2]

Well, it's been pretty quiet since I last put comments on here, just more of the same.  I fell off my horse . . . . again, so I am currently sporting a patch of skin off my leg, another patch off my arm, another patch off my hand, and only half a finger ... Read more >


Playing Hard, Working Harder, Broken Nose

Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [931] | Comments [11]

Well, what a time I've had since I last updated this.  Plenty of work, mustering branding, mustering selling, mustering branding etc !!  Plenty of partying too. Willy, one of the brothers I work with / for had a 21st a couple of weeks back and we wwere ... Read more >


Oh My God

Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Views [748] | Comments [6]

Well, Since I arrived back at Jessievale for the next stint of work, I have been soooo busy - In the last couple of weeks we have mustered, ridden & fallen off bikes and horses and branded about a million calves.  I have also written on the wall ... Read more >


Back to work soon

Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | Views [1082] | Comments [4]

Well, my latest holiday is now over.  All that is left is for me to pack my bags and head back out West. Before I do this, in the tradition of rasing cultural awareness, telling you the highlights and the laughs of the last month, that have somehow ... Read more >


Time to Fly Home

Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | Views [393] | Comments [3]

Hello again, this will be our last entry on the blog as it is now time for us to fly home - what a shame!!!  We are currently back in Brisbane and our flight is at 8 o'clock this evening.  Just wanted to let you all know what a fantastic time we've had ... Read more >


Back from the Whitsundays!!!

Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | Views [527] | Comments [1]

Hi All, We have just got back onto dry land from a 3 day (2 night) sailing trip around the Whitsunday Islands - and what a fantastic trip it was too.  We arrived in Airlie Beach on Thursday afternoon (I think???) and booked in with the sailing company ... Read more >


Hervy Bay from Sydney

Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [539] | Comments [2]

Hey Again all. I'm sticking to the rule of not letting those two write anymore so I'll let you know myself. We have been in Sydney for a couple of days, and met with (HSBC) Nige & Sarah.  The are both looking really well and enjoying there time ... Read more >


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