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Australia 2011

Farming 1

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 2 Oct 2011 | Views [365]

I haven’t written in so long but Im going to start when I got to Victoria Downs Station, Morven. Basically since I last wrote, I left Perth, stayed in Melbourne for a while and then decided to get a job on a farm so I can get a second year visa. Which ... Read more >

Back to Perth and the rain

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 30 May 2011 | Views [397]

Im sitting in Monkey Mia now, just a few meters from the beach having coffee while waiting to get the bus to the airport. It is really beautiful here, the sun is shining and the water is blue with the sun shimmering on it. Two days ago we got off the ... Read more >

Photos: Up to May 2011

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 30 May 2011 | Photo Gallery

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AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 14 May 2011 | Views [185]

I am sitting on the ship, at anchor off Cape Peron, Shark Bay, WA right now. I haven’t written here in an age so as usual I have loads to write and it will be in a nice higgildy-piggildy fashion! We are in Shark Bay for 5 weeks and then I will be flying ... Read more >

Week off

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 2 Apr 2011 | Views [470]

As usual i am starting off with ‘i haven’t written here for so long’, but thats just the way it is at this stage! Im doing alot better with this blog than i thought i would in the first place. I don’t even know where to start so ill just write as i ... Read more >

more road trip

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 13 Mar 2011 | Views [278]

After a wonderful nights sleep we decided to go to see Whale World, this is a museum of sorts at an old whaling station that was in operation until as recently as about 40 years ago. It was a really interesting place showing videos of the whales being ... Read more >

Time off!!!

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | Views [419]

Today i was working and just couldn’t wait for the sailings to finish, though we have had a good laugh at work this week, the banter and jokes following the day where Jason the chef was ‘the man’, surrounded by us four ladies, have carried on and theres ... Read more >

more stuff

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 6 Mar 2011 | Views [212]

a funny thing happened a couple of weeks ago, i forgot to write it in here, we were in the pub one day and we had ordered some food. as we love to, we got some pate and toast. as the bosun was picking up a piece, she dropped some toast on the floor, ... Read more >

Long time!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | Views [395]

Its been a reeeeally long time since ive written here, but im back! Im just on a   day off and its great. I did a bit of shopping and a few things i needed to do. Had a haircut, went for a massage, it was a good day. Now im sitting in front of a tv ... Read more >

Days off

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 6 Feb 2011 | Views [319]

This week has been nice, the weather has been good, very windy though, my eyes are sore from it! the sailing has been good too. I took over as Engineer here this week so its all go. I had Thursday and Friday off which was lovely so I decided to be a ... Read more >

Photos: Oz 2011

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

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My First Voyage

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | Views [300]

on the ship at the moment we do a couple of day sails each day roughly and then again, roughly we do about two voyages a month. the day sails are for the general public, to come on board for 3 hours, sail around, help setting sails, climb, steer and ... Read more >

Speaking Australian

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | Views [320]

One of the best things about this place is the language. Australians abbreviate EVERYTHING! i always thought it was something that they used to just put on tv, for alf stewart fans, but it is real. now there are still some things that i havent heard, ... Read more >

Lots of stuff

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | Views [542]

Wow, its been two weeks since i wrote, i cant believe it. i have the excuse that i was away for a week on a voyage, it seems ages ago. since then i have been working and trying to organise myself a bit more, moving cabin, preparing to take over as engineer, ... Read more >

Day off

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 16 Jan 2011 | Views [379]

today i had a day off and i decided to spend it wisely and go to Rottnest island for the day. what a day i chose! it was 37 degrees, so obviously i hired a bike to cycle around the island. even though i started off at 10am, it was soon evident i had ... Read more >

Every day life

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | Views [362]

well its been a while since i wrote, and right now i cant think of anything interesting that i have done! im doing a first aid course for work today and tomorrow, nothing exciting there. the only funny thing was that when we were talking about CPR ... Read more >

Almost a week!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Jan 2011 | Views [284]

It seems i have been here almost a week now and time is flying by. settling in grand now at this stage and getting to know the place better. i havent written in a few days so ill start and work back. Well, first of all i got my bag back which is brilliant! ... Read more >

Getting settled

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | Views [315]

So today i went to work and started to sort out my paperwork, bank accounts etc. was finished that by lunch ish so then i went for a walk around town and down by the beach and marina. the weather is beautiful, not too very hot with a nice breeze. i ... Read more >

First days

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | Views [265]

Ok, ive decided to give this a go but i dont have regular internet access so we will see how it goes! also im no literary genius so ill need a while to get into the swing of it! forgive me if its only nearly as good as one of my stories! ive arrived ... Read more >

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