Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

As a backlog of jobs and working experiences builds up in my zany lifestyle, I felt the need to jot this one down while it’s fresh in my memory. Two weeks ago when I arrived back in London, England I was hanging out with long term friend, busy body, overall good guy and the best Read more about Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England[…]

Jonny Blair in Bournemouth

Working Wednesdays: The Easiest 5 Jobs to Travel The World With

Through my years of working and backpacking around the globe I’ve built up a wide and varied range of work experience. I’ve managed to find a job everywhere I’ve wanted one and this is mainly through hard work, a bit of charm and experience in the types of job that are easy to find as Read more about Working Wednesdays: The Easiest 5 Jobs to Travel The World With[…]

sleeping in a farmers barn in tasmania

The Night I…Slept In A Farmer’s Barn in Tasmania

Being a global nomad and not having a home means you’re constantly changing your style of accommodation. You’re also willing to take whatever accommodation comes about. How about a free night sleeping in a farmer’s barn in Tasmania then? Yes please, I’ll take it! We’re going back to April 2010 for this story…the night I Read more about The Night I…Slept In A Farmer’s Barn in Tasmania[…]

jonny blair working on farms in tasmania

Working Wednesdays: Weeding Out A Bean Paddock in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania

Weeding. Got to love it. I’m not even being sarcastic here. I can’t remember the total number of days I spent weeding when I lived in Tasmania but it was somewhere between 10 and 20. Long days of just filling white sacks with weeds. I’ve written a bit about them before, but not much on Read more about Working Wednesdays: Weeding Out A Bean Paddock in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania[…]

Jonny Blair's travel blog harvesting cauliflower at Ambleside Farm in Tasmania

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

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 entire time and still fitting travel and sightseeing in on my days off. As a Read more about Working Wednesdays: Cauliflower Harvest at Ambleside, East Devonport, Tasmania, Australia[…]

Working Wednesdays: Harvesting Echinacea in Forth, Tasmania, Australia

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 elaborate way of saying “echinacea cleaning”, or “echinacea purifying” basically. The process that goes from Read more about Working Wednesdays: Harvesting Echinacea in Forth, Tasmania, Australia[…]

Working Wednesdays: Broccoli Harvesting in Moriarty, Australia

            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 like an artistic graveyard. It was for the remains of thousands of broccoli plants that Read more about Working Wednesdays: Broccoli Harvesting in Moriarty, Australia[…]

Jonny Blair weeding a cabbage paddock in Bishopsbourne

Working Wednesdays: Cabbage Weeding in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania, Australia

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 an hour. Well worth it. If you’re thinking of doing this type of work, it’s Read more about Working Wednesdays: Cabbage Weeding in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania, Australia[…]

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