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Ed in Oz Travels around the stations & pubs of Australia

Busness class basards

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 1 Aug 2009 | Views [406] | Comments [1]

They have changed the propper towels for paper towels - they mst have noticed I was going often. On the positive sde, my hands are now nice and soft !!  Still on the carlsberg !!  Almost time for brekky !!


Business Class Good or BAD ....

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 1 Aug 2009 | Views [433] | Comments [1]

Well I am now offically a little drunk, and a lot tired.  I am sitting in the business class lounge of the Abu Dhabi airport using free internet and drinking free alcahol.  Great I hear you say, but maybe not.  If I had done what my body had told me ... Read more >

Tags: pissed in business class


Wow - Technology

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009 | Views [363]

I am writing to you today from a Greyhound bus just outside of Longreach.  I am on a bus on the internet.  Amazing !!  This is the first leg of the journey home, and one of the last blog entries I will be writing as I will no longer need travel insurance ... Read more >


Update

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 11 Jul 2009 | Views [446] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [464] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Views [1980] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | Views [861] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [861] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

Photos from 2009
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Happy New Year

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Views [473] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 29 Nov 2008 | Views [611] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | Views [676] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | Views [418] | 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

AUSTRALIA | 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

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [867] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | Views [564] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | Views [326] | 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 >


What a long time !

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | Views [415] | Comments [1]

Well it seams such a long time since I have made any comments on here.  Firstly, both my nose and teeth are better and the fall definatly hasn't spoiled my good looks !!! Since i last wrote, I have been away working at a station owned by the same family ... Read more >


Playing Hard, Working Harder, Broken Nose

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [932] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Views [749] | 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 >


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