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July 2017

Taking the road less traveled.

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This was the good bit of road.

My boss likes me to be out on the road. Preferably a back road. If there’s a roundabout dirt track to get from A to B he’ll send me on it. It’s all part of my area familiarisation plan. Our ‘patch’ covers 42,000 square kilometres (roughly the size of the Netherlands) so there’s no shortage of obscure back roads for me to investigate. I also suspect he’s setting me up to get lost as a practical joke; just itching for me to call for help. Continue reading “Taking the road less traveled.”

Who’s the turkey now?

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Just got bitten by this turkey!

I received a text message from Gretta today which said simply ‘Just got bitten by this turkey!’ Attached was a picture of said bush turkey. Based on this limited information I will surmise what happened. Continue reading “Who’s the turkey now?”

Getting Atura fit.

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DISCIPLINE, is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to do it.

You may not have heard of the ATURA Hotel. In my job however, it’s infamous.  It’s where we go for training and as such, a stint there is not to be taken lightly. In preparation for a week where time is measured by the consumption of food, I’ve gone hard on some personal training. Continue reading “Getting Atura fit.”

How cold?

 

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Hat off to anybody working in those conditions.

If there’s one thing I don’t miss about Canberra, it’s winter. Continue reading “How cold?”

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