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Working Wednesdays: Cauliflower Harvest at Ambleside, East Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

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My final flirt with cauliflower harvesting and indeed working on Tasmanian farms came at Phil’s Farm on Loanes Lane, Ambleside in East Devonport in Northern Tasmania. I had spent almost 6 months living in Tasmania, working on farms almost the …

Getting a second Australia working holiday visa

How To Get A SECOND Australian Working Holiday Visa

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You have to love Australia. It’s hard not to…and you might have already gone there on a working holiday visa  but that year went so fast (or is going so fast) that you need and want another year. You’ve come …

Australian Kangaroo Curry on Don't Stop Living

Friday’s Featured Food: Australian Kangaroo Curry in Parramatta

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With today’s Friday’s Featured Food comes an apology to any kangaroo loving people out there, of which some of my ex workmates and friends in Australia were. Personally I actually love kangaroo meat, and it’s something I miss from time …

Working Wednesdays: Harvesting Echinacea in Forth, Tasmania, Australia

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A bit later than billed comes today’s Working Wednesdays – been dying in bed with a fever so haven’t had the energy to type anything in the last 24 hours. What does harvesting echinacea mean?? Well actually it just an …

Jonny Blair dressed as a Guinness pint

The Day I…Got Rugby Tackled While Dressed as a Pint of Guinness!!

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First up – it’s St. Patrick’s Day today – Sunday 17th March 2013… so Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!!! It is an Irish Day of the year and is widely celebrated worldwide. I grew up in the town of Bangor, …

Jonny Blair at Jenolan Caves

Visiting Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia

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I spent a good year and a half living in New South Wales, Australia and loved it. Almost the entire time I wasn’t travelling I was based in a flat share in the Westmead part of Parramatta, working locally in …

Working Wednesdays: Broccoli Harvesting in Moriarty, Australia

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            If you’re reading this and you’ve heard of Moriarty, it’s probably because you’ve been there. If you haven’t been there, I can’t think of any reason why you’d have heard of Moriarty. It sounds …

Jonny Blair weeding a cabbage paddock in Bishopsbourne

Working Wednesdays: Cabbage Weeding in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania, Australia

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Today’s Working Wednesdays takes us cabbage weeding in Bishopsbourne in Tasmania. How I ended up in this job, I will probably never know. But I enjoyed it for all it was worth. Which incidentally was a massive $19 Australian Dollars …

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