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Snake in the Washing Machine

The “laundry” at our beach cottage

Standing in the tiny laundry out the back of our beach cottage pulling the clothes out of the large top loader, I’m reminded of the time I found a tiger snake in my machine.

Stacey was a baby and we were living on a sugar cane farm near Mackay. The laundry was under the house. Opening the lid of the machine, I saw a skinny snake. I didn’t hesitate. I slammed the lid…



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Adrienne Beaumont

I’m an Australian who loves to write about travel and my daily life as a mother and grandmother as well as my past experiences.