Why I really should go paperless.

I’m currently back out on the road again, working in remote communities in the Northern Territory. The wet season is just finishing up here and there are still a few storms and showers around making it fairly humid, especially in the afternoon. Still, there are worse workplaces I can think of. So, that’s why there are no pretty house pictures this week. Hopefully, all that is still happening while I am absent.

Going Paperless

I had a wake up call this week. I lost my wallet.

Don’t worry, this has a good ending! Losing my wallet is not a good thing to do when travelling, as I need to show identification to get on the plane (remote areas don’t have the option of on-line check in) and I pay for most travel expenses by credit card. So there I was, remote location (check out Nhulunbuy on Google maps and you’ll see what I mean), no I.D. and I needed something that would allow me to get on the plane on Friday. Thankfully, I still had my phone – I would have had a melt-down if I had lost that! My phone is crucial to my work as a remote operator.

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