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Ed in Oz Travels around the stations & pubs of Australia

Bunderberg Rum

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | Views [1797] | 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


Not In Marlborough Yet !!

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | Views [604] | Comments [2]

Just to let you all know that I am now in Rockhampton.  Times didn't work out to get to the new farm last week so will be heading there the end of this week. I am in an internet cafe in Rockhampton and having a look around here today.  I will then travel ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


New Years Day

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Jan 2007 | Views [1030] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [632] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 25 Dec 2006 | Views [486] | 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 !

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | Views [593] | 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

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 10 Dec 2006 | Views [408] | 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


Last Post

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 8 Dec 2006 | Views [490] | Comments [3]

I have got a job at a place called Springsure working on a cattle farm.  I start on Sunday morning.  I will be on the farm until Christam and don't think the farm has internet access so this may be my last post for a while.  Hop all is well in the UK ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Springbrook Farm

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | Views [569] | Comments [3]

I have now arrived at Springbrook Farm just outside Gympie in Queensland.  I am here with 5 other people, 2 Germans, 1 Dutch, and an American.  The weather is brilliant, sunshine from 5am till 7pm.  Yesterday we all wnet shopping for boot, shirts, and ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Rainbow Beach

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | Views [451] | 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


Now In Singapore

SINGAPORE | Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | Views [522] | Comments [3]

Made it to Singapore now It's 21.00 Singapore Time which is 17.00 Dubai time, 13.00 UK time & 23.00 Brisbane time. I'm starting to get confused !!

Tags: Airports


I've made it to Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | Views [568] | Comments [1]

Just thought I would put a quick update on here now while I have some time to spare at Dubai airport !! It's 4am Dubai time, which is midnight UK time and 10am Brisbane time, and it's been a long day so the times might not be right.  Everybody here ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Gallery: My Pics

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 20 Nov 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Be Off Soon

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 20 Nov 2006 | Views [865] | Comments [8]

Fligts - Check Insurance - Check Resingnation Letter Handed In - Check I am leaving the UK to go to Aus for hopefully two years ! Left my job with a bank in Leeds after nine and a half years. I arrive in Brisbane at 6.35 on 30th November, and ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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