Autumn in Melbs ๐Ÿ

Here’s what I ate, and the activities I did inbetween eating, over the last weekend.

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Sydney – Part 3

My last day in Sydney was spent in the seafood heaven that is Sydney Fish Market

Moving to Melbourneย 

After three Valium and two glasses of wine I made it to Melbourne; I didn’t remember the flight at all – it was great! The weather change wasn’t the best as it was freezing, rainy and grey when I arrived. I immediately missed the 30 degree heat in Alice! My first stop wasn’t another weird…

The RSPCA are Watching…

The owners of the farm had gone away to Melbourne for a few days so myself, Ellie and the two other backpackers (Jess and Luke) were tending to the farm.  There wasn’t much to do so life was pretty chilled.  On our lunch break I picked Ellie’s brains about the livestock farms around Australia.  I…

Organic vs Mass Produce

Spending time with the farmers and Ellie (the cool Aussie lady I mentioned earlier) I’ve been able to learn about the difference between a mass produce farm and an organic one, the latter of which I’m working on. Here’s a few points: Pesticides  Mass Produce – have very high chemical poisons to kill off any…

Getting used to the Farm Life

I had been on the farm for a week now and I couldn’t believe how at home I felt. The bugs, the dirt and the unpredictable weather did not annoy me at all. Who am I??  I eventually moved into my wee caravan and spent the night making it all cosy: Even that shocked me,…

A Trip to Tin Can Bay

As I was the first backpacker to arrive, there wasn’t much work for me to do so instead I helped around the house and farm.  The farmers took me down to their other house in Tin Can Bay one night, where we met their friends and had a curry. It was very different compared to…

First Day on the Farm

As I awoke, I tried to make sense of my surroundings and was greeted by the sound of birds and tractors. I immediately remembered that I was on a farm!  I was given a tour by a local Aussie woman who worked on the farm and it was great! We hopped in an old jeep…