Monthly Archives: December 2014

31st December – Happy New Years

Lets just start this by saying I understand how busy Sydney is at this time of year.  In exchange, I also know you have to expect to pay through the nose to stay.  However, that additional payment is an expectation … Continue reading

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30th December – Bad Luck Comes in Threes

Today was one of those days that make you wonder why you even rolled out of bed.  I was leaving my beloved Parrots in Paradise and heading for Sydney, and was feeling awful all morning.  I’ve really enjoyed my time … Continue reading

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26th December – Little Miss Liar

Well, after a great Christmas day, we get blindsided.  Thanks to a lying, manipulative brat, we’re looking at a really hard and difficult weekend. One of our volunteers, Anna Gaelle (who has been here all of 3 days), came to … Continue reading

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We Wish You a Feathery Christmas

Christmas is always a time for family.  However, getting to mine was gonna be a financial disaster, so instead, I substituted my Parrots in Paradise family.  Considering last year was spent walking around one of the worst genocides in modern … Continue reading

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Parrots in Paradise

I can’t believe I’ve only got a week left at Parrots in Paradise… I don’t wanna leave.  I love the birds, I love the people and I love the area.  It doesn’t feel like I’ve been here any time at … Continue reading

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15th December – Theme World

Through some creative scheduling, I’d managed to get 2 days off in a row once again, and I had only one plan in mind.  Go use the Gold VIP pass I’d bought last month and finally do all the parks … Continue reading

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8th December – Brisbane

Not long after I first arrived at parrots, I met a local volunteer by the name of David.  He adored Barbara even more than I did, and had a passion for travel.  While working together he mentioned enjoying Korean BBQ, … Continue reading

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