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Still in cold Curry

Sunday, 17 Jun 2007 | Views [952] | Comments [3]

Hello All Sorry for not putting comments on sooner. I am still working away in Cloncurry and have almost finished the cattle yards I have been helping to build.  It's a big job.  A couple of weeks back 700 cattle were loaded onto roadtrains and sent ... Read more >

Tags: Work

4th Biggest City In The World

Friday, 11 May 2007 | Views [988] | Comments [12]

Hi All Hope all is going well back home.  I have a day off today & have managed to get to the fourth biggest city in the world (Area not population).  Mt Isa is the closest city to Cloncurry, and has a mine right in the middle of the town.  I ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Cloncurry - but no curry :-(

Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | Views [851] | Comments [5]

Hi all, Back to work today in North West Queensland, in the hottest place in Oz.  Not nightlife hot, but temprature hot (53.1 Degrees) Cloncurry holds the record for the hottest day ever in OZ.  Today will be a more managable 35 degrees.  If you find ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Ironic Eh

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | Views [565] | Comments [4]

Today was the first day in Cairns when it didn't rain, and I had booked a tour of the rainforest !  Told you it was ironic. Anyway, the tour was not only to see the rainforest, but to learn a little about Aboriginal culture, and go a a cable car ride ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

I Found Nemo

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | Views [476] | Comments [1]

Hey Everyone, Firstly - John, thanks for the message, I'll have to find another SA person to translate.  Die Dop Is Goed though !! Been on a fishing charter and caught nothing ... Also been to the Great Barrier Reef, and seen Nemo.  Unfortunatly, ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Crikey - Guess where I've been

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | Views [1138] | Comments [1]

You've got it, I've been to Australia Zoo. "Crikey Mate - Get A Load Of That" etc etc. Seen a show in the Crocoseum with Snakes, Birds, and of course the Crocs.  Apparently they rule ! Also seen tigers chilling out in the sun, and elephants ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Don't want to make you green but ....

Saturday, 24 Mar 2007 | Views [563] | Comments [6]

Today, I have had pancakes for my breakfast, got the bus up the Pacific Highway to Surfers Paradise (they really have a place called that)  Saw a swimwear competition, got the bus back to the YHA, hired a board, and had the afternoon in the water which ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Made it . but no photos

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | Views [490] | Comments [2]

Hi again, Made it to the beach, but misplaced my camera so no photos of the clear blue sky, clear sea, and great surf yet.  I think my camera must still be in Rocky, and if it is I will get it later in the week via the post system !!  If not I'll get ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Finished Work

Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | Views [452] | Comments [4]

There are some new photos on the blog now so you can see where I have been working for the last couple of months. I've now finished work in Marlborough and am heading to Coolangatta tomorrow to do some surfing for a week.  I will then head up to Cairns ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

What a Great Weekend

Sunday, 11 Mar 2007 | Views [726] | Comments [5]

Back in Rocky for the weekend.  Friday night was a quite one in the local, but managed to get rather drunk. Woke at 10 on Saturday to clear blue skys, 30 degree heat and a light wind. Went out shopping and got back to the pub for 11 and was told .. ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Saturday, 17 Feb 2007 | Views [605] | Comments [6]

Hi again ! Back in Rocky awaiting the arrival of friends, so an extended weekend this weekend (More Rum & Coke) Been a busy week mustering and branding cattle this week and I've been horse riding and getting quite good if I do say so myself !! ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Bunderberg Rum

Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [1823] | Comments [10]

Hi All I have made it to Bunderberg and was in the pub last night after a day at the beach - it's all hard work y'know ! I have also been for a tour round a rum distillery for the Australian dark rum Bunderberg.  They make 70 million ltrs a year and ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

New Years Day

Monday, 1 Jan 2007 | Views [1053] | Comments [6]

Happy New Year to all. Thanks for the Txts, and emails and hope you all have a happy and healthy 2007. Had the day off today after a quite NYE with a few beers, and back at it at 5.30 tomorrow morning. All being well I will be moving on to Marlborough ... Read more >

Tags: Work

After Christmas

Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [657] | Comments [7]

Back at work for the first time since Christmas today.  On both boxing day and yesterday (the 27th) it rained which is very welcome for here.  And also by me as it meant we had to stay in.  We got in total 25mm of rain which isn't a lot really, but it's ... Read more >

Tags: Work

What A Week

Monday, 25 Dec 2006 | Views [506] | Comments [5]

Merry Christmas to everyone ! What a week it has been,  Sorry it has taken a while to get this comment on here.  I have had a really busy week trying to get as much done before Christmas as we can.  Been mustering cattle and branding too.  Today is ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Hard Work !

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | Views [614] | Comments [14]

Hi all, A quck update before getting back to work after lunch, Been working really hard as always ! mustering cattle and sorting them into yards for letting back out, being sold, branding, and sending away for feeding.  Started at 5am today and will ... Read more >

Tags: Work

I have Internet

Sunday, 10 Dec 2006 | Views [424] | Comments [2]

Just to let you know I arrived in Springsure at 4am thismoring, and have just done a 14 hour day working in the cattle yard and moving cattle about in the yards.  I will take some phots later in the week as the size of it takes some beliving.  I think ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Rainbow Beach

Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | Views [476] | Comments [1]

Just a quick note to let you all know I am now at Rainnbow beach with a load of Germans (was on the beach till 19.00 drinking VB with them, and off for a tour of Fraiser Island tomorrow.  Will put some photos on tonight.

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

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