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Koramba Cotton Farm

Here one minute gone the next:

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We arrived back at Belah Park after having two and a half weeks off over Christmas, only to have it rain the very same night we arrived back causing the job to be shut down everyone stood down again.

Shannon’s property at Emmaville:

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Three day weekends are now the norm for the few remaining staff at Koramba Farm.
Shannon often takes the opportunity to go up to his 250 acre property at Emmaville.

Back to the Farm

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One of Koramba’s signature sunsets After a wonderful three weeks in Brisbane it was back to the farm again.This time things would be very different!No Backpackers!No meals to prepare!No dishwashing!No bathrooms to clean!Since there was to be no one living at the camp for the foreseeable future we would be free to get up in the… Read More »Back to the Farm

The farm has closed:

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The Koramba camp is eerily empty now The last of the residents left on Sunday 25th May. It’s so quiet here now but it hasn’t sunk in yet as there is still much to do. For the next 3 days, Chris and I cleaned, scrubbed, wrapped and packed away the entire kitchen and closed it… Read More »The farm has closed:

Cotton Picking Time

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Cottton Picking is underway in a frenzy at Koramba Well, so much has been happening again at Koramba.The picking has finished.This time the rain held off after disrupting the early part of the harvest for nearly three weeks.Nineteen days after restarting again and the 2013 – 2014 cotton picking is finished!All that remains now is… Read More »Cotton Picking Time

Catching up with the Blog

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So much has been happening out on the farm that we’ve let the blog fall behind. We apologise for this and will try not to let it happen again. So, where to begin… Planting: The planting was completed in September with 8000 acres sown this year.. This is down on last year’s crop of 13,000… Read More »Catching up with the Blog

A Changed Man

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Men (and women) come and go at the Koramba Cotton Farm Quarters. Some are backpackers travelling around the world and working as they go. Some are just restless souls looking for the greener grass over the other side of the hill. We get to know these people who temporarily enter our lives only to say… Read More »A Changed Man