The Shearing is Now Over

The shearing is over, the shed is now cleared …

OFF TO TOWN ©

The next day, being Saturday, I finished mi work at 12 and by 1 O’clock I was showered and in mi good town gear waiting in Burts̵…

Shearing

It’s a scorcher and if the mercury rises above 113 in the shed we’ll flick ‘er. I’ll be rouse-a-boutin’, pick…

LOOK OUT! YORKY’S IN THE SHED ©

Wool packs were put in place and the catching pens were filled up. Six pieces of paper with the numbers 1 to 6 were folded up and put in a …

NO BULL! ©

After putting a few more days in up the the rough Mali country, old Burt decided to drench a few of his beef cattle. It didn’t take v…

INTO THE SHEDS ©

I was sat on the curb outside Twitcheys’ at quarter to six waiting for the contractor. As I sat there wondering what shed life would …

LEARNING TO SHEAR (part 2) ©

After smoko, the three of us went down to the shearing shed and we filled the shed up with the big, rough, woolly mongrel-bred wethers. As …

LEARNING TO SHEAR (part 1) – ©

After milking was over, I took the milk across to the butter-shed. The butter shed was a small, well-built shed about 6-foot square. It was…

SHEARING TALES ©

As well as learning how to shear, I had a slight handicap to work with. The wool-classer was a mongrel-bred bastard who tried to make it as…

THE EATING CONTEST ©

One evening, at dinnertime, I asked Jazzer the cook if there was any more dinner. I had been working really hard and my appetite was growin…

The Shearing Shed

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Harriet

As we hurtled down the highway leaving a trail of blue smoke, I clung to the dashboard. “Bin thinkin’ about ’stallin’ a ‘Jesus Bar’.

Where a boy once sat

He felt like a man in a big mans world, he felt this was where he belong

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