Just a few things I learnt in Gympie:
Newborns can and will pee and poop on you as you are checking their groins
Bogans will be bogans and there's nothing you can do
GP anaesthetists are totally rad
There are camels native to Australia
So in Gympie one lives the country life. And you can be a hospital boss and live on a self sufficient 200 hectare land and care for camels and horses.
|They were shy. All running away from me|
|The let-down for milk is like 90 seconds so yield is much lower to that of cows. You'll get 2 litres between 5 or 6 camels if you're lucky.|
|Basically why hipsters in Melbourne will pay $50/Litre for the stuff (yes that's market price)|
|Camels headin home|
Also, freakin horses.
I was the horse mad kid. I also grew up reading Enid Blyton stories detailing life on farms/the country/the circus. Naturally this was the stuff of my dreams.
The first and only time I rode a horse was during a family holiday in New Zealand. I was 11.
Not pictured: the chicken coop, industrial size water tanks, wild kangaroos hopping in the 'garden'.
|Don't get any more country than a real log fire. And trading cows and horses and camels amongst your hospital staff colleagues.|
|Unrelated - Noosa National Park on a day off, in the dead of winter. It was a nippy 26 degrees.|