Looks like there’s a new kid in town...
I’M FINALLY here and raring to go. Having grown up in a leafy inner-city suburb of Sydney, to say that I’m out of my comfort zone in Roma would be an understatement.
However, the lure of a new opportunity, warmer weather and a winning State of Origin team was too good to pass up.
I’ll admit, it was the little things like getting over the lack of daylight savings, as I found myself waking up to bright daylight most mornings. But after becoming accustomed to the heat, brighter skies and the smell of adventure, no doubt I’ll begin to consider myself an honorary Queenslander.
It was difficult to contain my excitement as I zoomed through the Darling Downs, passing countless road-trains and rows of golden wheat. I can’t wait to discover what makes the people of Roma tick, and what issues they care deeply about.
As a journalist, you’re taught never take no for an answer and I promise to serve this community to the best of my ability while always carrying a smile.
This was a role I could never have envisioned and that’s what excites me most.
I’m still yet to visit the Big Rig and Bassett Park, but I’m sure I’ll get to it.
No doubt you’ll see me out and about, so don’t be afraid to approach me, shake my hand and share a yarn.