Rediscovering Melbourne

Having my mum come over was so so so amazing; I could show her my world and she could show me her past.

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Tasmania: Hobart

After a rather chilly night in the wilderness, we woke up and went to explore

Mum in Melbourne

I hadn’t seen my mum in over 18 months, so I was SUPER excited to see her again.

Brunch by the Beach

The lovely Gordon’s who hosted me for over 10 days, called in a favour and asked if I could babysit the boys. I jumped at the chance as I hadn’t seen them in a couple of months, and having a sober Saturday would be a refreshing change.  I came over to their place, treats in…

It’s Not Goodbye, It’s I’ll See You Soon

The dreaded last day on the farm was looming over me and I was trying my best to not think about it.  We finished picking a couple of days before I was meant to leave; it was very bittersweet. I kinda didn’t want to stop picking, now that I had gotten good at it!  We…

Animal Farm ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅ

Don’t let the title fool you; this story has a happy ending!  It was an average day on the patch; Kieren, Kira, Andrew and I were all picking away. Ellie then pulls up on her tractor and walks over to us. Our immediate thought was we had done something wrong, but no it was one…

A Wee Getaway to Maroochydoreย 

The group had worked 2 weeks straight and had spent the last few days on second picks, so we were very low. Luckily, good old Ellie saw this and arranged for us to go to her friends for a couple of days, down in Maroochydore.  So the boys went in one car and the girls…

An Aussie Hog Roast

So two new backpackers arrived on the farm; Kieren, 21 from London and Bryan, 23 from Manchester.  They had it easy, one day picking, a day off and then another day picking (all on big juicy beans). However, Bryan couldn’t hack it and quit after two days. So we sent him on his way the…