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Niccolò Machiavelli and Money for Nothing

Money for Nothing

Niccolò Machiavelli Australia (Oz) taught me so much and I was so green in my twenties that looking back, I consider my years from the age of twenty one to twenty five to have been my college education. Also, it was the years leading up to the move to Australia, where I worked in the […]

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The Botanic Bar, Adelaide

Palm House at Adelaide Botanic Garden

The day I graduated bartender school in South Australia I walked into the Botanic Bar in Adelaide in the middle of the afternoon and asked for the manager, the burly dude behind the bar said, you’re talking to him, to which I responded; “I now have my State license and mixology degree to tend Bar, […]

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Sugar cane cutters

Sugar Cane Cutters

Once upon a time, in my “young ‘n feerless” days, way back in my early 20’s, I was hitching across Queensland looking for work and boy did I find it. Just outside of Port Douglas, in northern Queensland I met a young dude who’s family owned a sugar plantation, every day they took newbies out […]

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