January was definitely the hardest month of travel, beginning with failing to find regional work, not helped by the creepy guy incident in Sydney and then a rather turbulent first couple of weeks getting to grips with working in Winton. February was a rollercoaster ride in itself, coming to the outback was never part of … Continue reading The Wanderings Month 4
Winton has a council swimming pool which opens in the afternoon, even though I'll have spent eight hours on my feet I'll still go for a swim. One afternoon I went and swam a few lengths in the pool that is only part covered by a canopy, after about fifteen minutes I decided to move … Continue reading The Outback Barmaid Diaries #2 Holy Dooley!
Writing this post runs the risk of killing the charade put forward by most travellers who bid home goodbye, fly across the world, land on their two feet and fill their social media feeds with posts about their drunken nights out and the amazing experiences they're having. I can't lie, I am one of those … Continue reading Confession: I miss home.
Arriving in Winton I had no idea what was in store for me, I’d never pulled a pint before and with 4 X Gold signs on every pub front, it looked like I'd be getting a crash course in that at least. I’d arrived at 1pm on Saturday and was expected to start work at 2pm … Continue reading The Outback Barmaid Diaries #1 – New Girl in Town
G'day guys! Sorry it's been a while since I last posted but I've been working on some really exciting things! Today my guest post for Uninspired went live, and I'm so pleased to be able to finally share it with you! Since stumbling across Nicole's blog earlier this year, I was struck by how similar … Continue reading Guest Post for Uninspired!
The month started in Sydney with a trip to Taronga Zoo, even though I'd visited nearly every tourist attraction in the city, I hadn't gone to the zoo and when my friends invited me along, I went. Surprisingly enough I really enjoyed it, Taronga zoo is massive and for someone who has only visited Colchester … Continue reading The Wanderings Month 3: What am I doing in Winton?
“Where are you from?” “How long have you been travelling?” “Where have you been?” “How long are you here for?” These questions are standard travellever small talk, but admittedly they do get a bit boring. In fact once I met someone and asked how long they'd been in Australia for, only for them to respond … Continue reading Funny Questions I’ve been asked whilst travelling…