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Cancer Sux.

Wilma Fay Jensen 18/09/1939- 30/07/1991.

As I write this, I’m crying thinking about my mum.

30 years ago today, I lost her to Bowel Cancer.

Because of my sister, I feel mum died earlier than she should have.

During mums time in hospital, in Sydney, I was unable to visit.

As my parents owned a Mixed Business in North West NSW.

When mum was released, she spent much of her time in our upstairs flat.

It was hard watching her go through this as she had previously been an active person.

I had no one to support me.

As I was male, was not allowed to show my emotions, and bottled them up.

My last conversation with mum was hours before she died.

Driving back, I had to stop and let loose my emotions, because I knew it was the last time I would see her alive.

Dad never knew, I’m aware.

My grandmother paid for the funeral, as such, mum is buried near her father.

Please, if anyone has any symptons, get checked out immediately.

Life is too short to allow these awful diseases to take control of us.

Getting checked out early and having regular tests, hopefully can prolong your life.

Pic is last taken with all 3 of us, at my 21st, in 1986, yes that is my ugle mug in the middle

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Β© Mel’s Customised Candles Melbourne, Australia, 2021

Disclaimer: As usual, what is written below is my own personal opinion, and may vary from yours. It doesn’t mean to say that either is correct or incorrect, that’s what makes us all Humans.

Please check out the photos below, all taken by Yours Truly.

As promised this is the first blog about places I’ve stayed or visited.

As The world is now opening up, if anyone plans to visit the Newcastle/Hunter Valley Region of Australia, I highly recommend staying here.

1st up, I have not received any incentive to post this blog, my reason for posting is to educate.

In 2014, I stayed at this amazing hotel twice.

Both times, I was treated well by the staff.

The rooms are spacious, with tea and coffee making facilities.

View Towards the Mountains.

Bistro, which is in front of the delivery truck, had affordable, top quality food.

As I have not stayed there in over 7 Years, I’m unable to give a recent review.

There is a take away (Take Out) Bottle Shop.

Location is a short drive from the M1 Motorway from Sydney.

There is plenty to do in the region:

Belmont, Broadmeadow, Cardiff, Caves Beach, Glendale, Hunter Valley, Nelson Bay, Newcastle, New Lambton, Swansea, Williamtown, are all easy drives and each has amazing Tourist attractions or are Transport hubs.

I would highly recommend making this hotel your base.

All of the photos are from both stays.

Please check out their website to find out more up to date information.

https://warnersatthebay.com.au/

I also provided a review on Google too, everyone is welcome to check it out and WATB responded too.

Who knows when you stay here, you may bump into me as I plan to stay once lockdowns are over, despite my apprehensions.

N.B. There are several people in this region who strongly dislike me, why I have no idea as I have never met them. This is also the area where “Chris” resided during our short lived association.

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As we are Transgender owned & operated, we will respect all Shareholders, Team Members & Very Important Customers (V. I. C’s) personal identities & choices.

We will also allow T/M’s 5 days menstrual remote work each month.

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The neutrality of this article is disputed(May 2022)

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a term most used to describe a training format in the workplace. DEI training is utilized to encourage functional knowledge of fellow employees’ identities and how to navigate diversity in an organization.[1] That said, the concept of DEI has a much broader scope of application. β€œDiversity” describes a wide variety of differences that may exist amongst people in any setting, including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender and sexual identity, disability, neurodiversity, and others. This is the cause of the need for DEI awareness. β€œEquity” is the concept of providing equal opportunities through a personalized approach, utilizing unequal distribution of resources to β€˜level the playing field.’ Applying equity includes factoring in a variety of disparities within society that affect individuals to varying levels. Equity is the application of principles encapsulated by DEI. β€œInclusion” details the desired outcome; ensuring that those who fall under the title of β€œdiverse” genuinely feel safe, welcome, and included. Inclusion is a step past integration, where diverse individuals blend completely into the environment without a second thought.[2][3] Due to the complexity of these issues in society, DEI is not simple or cookie-cutter. Though DEI is best known as a form of corporate training, these angles must be explored in a variety of environments, including but not limited to academia, corporate workplaces, schools, and medical spaces.[4][5]

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Disclaimer: As usual, what is written below is my own personal opinion, and may vary from yours. It doesn’t mean to say that either is correct or incorrect, that’s what makes us all Humans.

FARE EVASION IS A CRIME.

I’m an ex-Bus Driver and despised anybody who evaded their fare.

I was assaulted many times.

I truly believe everyone who Fare Evades, should be punished, because even though, it’s a minor offence, can lead to major offences.

Minimum Infringement should be $2,500.

From my observations over the years. When there are service reviews, numbers are looked at for each service.

There will be observers, hidden, along the route, to count the passengers.

If its found there are very few paying passengers, then the service may be cancelled, meaning:

Loss of at least 1 Job.

Another reason, Inspectors may board and check tickets, resulting in many infringements.

I’ve been abused by others for validating my card.

Please think about the above, next time you think about Fare Evading.

With the current Pandemic going on, by validating your card, you can check where you have travelled, if a case travels on Public Transport.

Here in Victoria, Australia, there are QR codes to check in on vehicles, via Service Victoria app.

πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’― EXPECTATIONS.

Please be advised, what is below, is my personal opinion.

Backstory:

I’m a Contract House Cleaner. The Agency I contract for, does not allow cleaners to meet with customers prior to cleans occurring.

We don’t know what a customer has until we arrive for the 1st clean, nor do we know the condition of the house.

As I travel by Public Transport, carry light cleaning items in my backpack.

Several months ago, I was allocated a job, and went to do it.

Upon arrival, the customer advised me she was upset with previous cleans and mine is the last chance for them.

I was shocked when she showed me the cleaning items:

1 cloth, very little spray, no mop, and a pathetic vacuum cleaner. I advised her, I can’t do a perfect job as the items are limited.

Completed the clean, best I could.

As expected, within 3 hours of me leaving, she cancelled all future cleans. When I wrote my post clean report, advised agency of my concerns.

Labour Day (Victoria) 2022, I did another new customer a favour by doing her clean. This cost me a taxi fare to the station as the bus had not commenced yet.

I saved this customer 1 hour, however, told me I had not met her High Expectations and will be cancelling.

I had tried my best, with what I had provided, even using some of my own items, however, not good enough.

I have had many other customers cancel after the 1st clean, because they expect too much.

Here is a question for you all:

When you start a new job, do you know everything and do everything perfectly, on day 1?

No.

It takes time to learn everything and get into a routine.

This is the same with Cleaning.

Cleaners are

NOT

Miracle workers.

We are Human, just like all of you are.

Please remember we all need to learn new skills, and/or get into a routine.

Recently, I changed my routine with a customer and was happy with the result, because I was able to do extra for them, which they appreciated and I have now saved them money too.

If anyone reading this decides to engage a regular cleaner, please allow them at least 4 cleans to both get into a routine and bring your house up to scratch.

Although I do advise, seeking a cleaning business, which specialises in Vacant, Deep Cleans, as this will assist your regular cleaner.

I’m trying to establish my DC Business, which will be LGBTIQA+ Employed.

What I suggest to those who wish to engage our services, vacate their home for several days and place everything in storage, but during this time, go through all their belongings and do a clean out, so they return to their home, not only will it be freshly cleaned, but also have less baggage.

Honestly, whilst the house is vacated, I suggest getting repairs done too, again, you will return to an almost brand new home.

Anyway, I digress.

This post is to educate you about others and to hopefully open your eyes, ears and hearts too.

By giving people a chance, you never know what they will achieve.

If you set High Expectations of them, you better be able to better or exceed the other persons skills, because that is what I’m doing with people now.

If you can’t, or won’t, do the job, then butt out.

The past couple of years have been terrible, with many people, including me, suffering Mental Illness, therefore, I suggest being nicer to everyone.

KARMA CAN BE CRUEL.

Chuckios.

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Until the end of June 2022, $1 AUD, per share, will be donated to an LGBTIQA+ charity.

Each share costs $5 AUD.

Not only will you be helping establish MCC, but be helping others.

Flinders Street Station Melbourne, Australia.

Please check out the entire website.

Also, Please Remember:

Treat Everyone With Respect, Equally, Fairness.

All Lives Matter.

CONTRACT HOUSE CLEANING.

Please be advised, everything written below is from my experience as a cleaner.

BACKGROUND:

I started my cleaning career, late 2008, when I was offered a job working part time in a train depot in Sydney.

From there, I cleaned Stations and for a short time was a Leading Hand at a major station.

I was also a roving cleaner, meaning, with a partner, we would board in service trains and clean them.

I also worked at 2 other depots, on Night Shift, which I loved, I would fill in as Team Leader at times.

Unfortunately, my depot was going to be Privatised, and we were offered positions at other locations or Redundancy.

I took Redundancy, as this meant I could finally move to Melbourne Australia.

I planned to do a Nail Technology Course, and did theory online, but unable to find a salon for Practical Experience.

In 2016, I applied to be a Contract House Cleaner, which was great.

Most Contract House Cleaners are Self Employed, with an ABN.

Therefore, we do the best we can.

If we don’t work, we don’t get paid.

Unfortunately, many Clients were Transphobic and would cancel without giving me a chance.

I passed a National Police Check in order to be offered a contract.

As I was losing Clients, My Manager at the time advised I apply for a Working With Children Check, as it may give added peace of mind to Clients.

I passed this check, but it did not work, people still had narrow minds.

After 2 1/2 years, I obtained work in a Government Call Centre, which I loved, this ended after a nasty call, which I was blamed for treating the caller rudely. I still feel this was a set up to test me.

My depression and anxiety flared up, and was given Medical Certificates, which had to be renewed every 3 months. N.B. I was, still am, on Government Benefits.

In 2020, during a lockdown, I decided to apply to be a Contract House Cleaner again.

I was offered a contract and did have some great Customers, However:

Many expect a perfect clean the first time.

Unlike my previous agency, where we would have a Meet β€˜n Greet with the Client before they decided, this agency does not allow that.

Contractors are given jobs, which we can accept, and turn up on the day and at the time specified.

We have no idea what a customers needs are, or the cleaning equipment/products are.

As I travel by Public Transport, carry a few light cleaning items.

I always advise my Customers, I will do the best I can, but can’t guarantee a perfect job the first few times.

Some Customers accept that and are great, however, some will not and will cancel.

I’ve had some complain about me and the clean.

I always let the agency know my feelings about cleans.

I also try advising Customers of what I feel are the best Products and Equipment to use.

N.B. I always advise Cost Saving items:

Environmentally Friendly Sprays and Wipes,

Spray Mops,

Sweeping Pads.

My Reason for writing this, is to ask this:

If you decide to engage a regular house cleaner, please give them a chance, because even when a house has been deep cleaned, sometimes it takes a while for regular cleaners to get into a routine.

My best advice: Have your house deep cleaned before engaging a regular cleaner.

I’m trying to establish a Deep Clean Cleaning Company so we will go into your home and spend 4-8 hours deep cleaning your home, so it will look almost new.

Pre-Payments of $100 AUD, saving $60, will enable me to buy a suitable vehicle, and all the products and equipment, I feel will help us do a great job.

If you live in Australia and have an ABN, the costs of the cleans may be a Tax Deduction.

Finally: I do research about products and equipment so I can advise customers. I only want to help protect my Customers Families, Health and Safety, and Finances.

Mental Health Check-In.

To anyone suffering any mental health issues, please seek help.
The past couple of years have been bad for many people, even me.
August last year, I started having my #nightmares again, which brought up many things from my past.
Our mental health is just as important as our #physicalhealth.
If anyone ever needs to chat, please reach out.

Life Is A Journey

Not A

Competition.

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I’ve been a resident since February, 2015.

City Circle Tram at Flinders Street Station, anti-clockwise.

Who plans to visit once restrictions eased?

Why not start planning now. Please read on.

I moved here to obtain my Gender Surgery.

However, due to mis information, has not occured.

I moved down from Sydney.

The reasons I love Melbourne are:

Best and Freshest Coffee in Australia.

We have the biggest Tram Network in the world.

Free Tram Zone in the CBD 24/7 for all.

Able to make U turns at most intersections, unless marked.

Hook Turns in CBD.

Emergency Vehicles can use tram tracks to get to emergencies faster.

Great Freeways that either go under CBD, or skirt the suburbs, with the missing link now under construction.

Home to the greatest Sports: AFL (Go Bombers), Melbourne Cup, Australian Open Tennis, Stawell Gift, International Golf Tournaments, Cricket, Soccer, NRL (Go Storm), Netball.

Amazing Wineries.

Hot Air Ballooning.

TramCar Restaurant.

Home of Neighbours.

Queen Victoria Market. 19, 57, 58 & 59 stop close by.

Extensive Cycle ways, something I’m about to experience.

Amazing Markets.

Museums.

Fun Parks.

Fantastic Parks.

Most train lines have a 20 minute frequency during the week, some upto 1 hour on weekends.

Public Transport costs no more than $10 Adult per day, zones 1 & 2. $6 on weekends, concession half price.

Free Public Transport on Christmas Day, except premium ( reserved seating).

Public Holidays: January: New Years Day, Australia Day. March: Labour Day  March or April: Easter.  June: Queen’s Birthday.  September: Day Before Grand Final. November: Melbourne Cup Day. December: Christmas and Boxing Day

Most people are friendlier.

Great Food.

My favourite restaurant is a Vegan/Vegetarian one where you pay as you feel.

Awesome LGBTIQA+ Vibe and community.

For the ladies: We have amazing Fashion.

I would strongly advise engaging a local to give you a tour, especially your first visit here, as many fail to find out about traffic laws, especially regarding trams with Safety Zones and Hook Turns.

Every person who pays full price to be a Business Partner with MCC will be eligible, if enough funds raised.

$100 AUD gets you a spot when borders reopen.

I will pick you up from your arrival point: Drive you to your accommodation, & return, no more than 30 minutes radius of CBD, Guided Driving & PT tour: Added Bonus, 1st 5,000: A Free Souvenir Pack, provided on arrival

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5 YEAR PLAN

Β© Mel’s Customised Candles Melbourne, Australia, 2021

Disclaimer: As usual, what is written below is my own personal opinion, and may vary from yours. It doesn’t mean to say that either is correct or incorrect, that’s what makes us all Humans.

I’m 56 and want to achieve the following by the time I turn 60.

2022: Raise the Start Up Capital, via Business Partnerships. $25 AUD each to buy.

$1.25 Million could be raised.

Establish Mel’s Customised Candles with our first Production Studio in Melbourne, Australia.

At the beginning this studio will handle all worldwide candles, however, once the 2nd studio is established, Melbourne will handle:

Victoria, Southern NSW and ACT, Tasmania, SA and WA.

2nd studio will handle rest of Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.

By end of 2023, want to have our second established, either Central Coast NSW, or Brisbane/Gladstone.

This will handle most international orders.

Have an RV purpose built, to tour Australia and make candles on site for customers/Business Partners.

Mid-2024, Establish our first overseas Production Studio in Canada. Location has already been decided.

This studio will handle all of Canada, United States and South America

Early 2025:

Establish our first European Production Studio in United Kingdom.

This studio will handle all of Europe, where permissible.

2025: I turn 60

2026: Semi Retire.

The best way for you to help, buy a Business Partnership/Shares $5 AUD each.

My only happiness and goal in life:

See Everyday Winners

Get

Out

Of

Debt

And enjoy

FINANCIAL

FREEDOM.

Each Production Studio will Employ around 100-500 Everyday Winners.

Plus we hope to have 50,000 Business Partners Worldwide.

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But both must be 18+.

A Secret: This is why the photo is included. From 6-14 I was molested. This photo is the last where I was truly happy. Claire Baire was in my Life. πŸ’πŸ’žπŸŒˆβ€πŸ”₯πŸ‘­β›±πŸ¦„πŸ₯‡πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜πŸŽ‰πŸŒžπŸ˜ŽπŸŒˆ

Many humans are guilty of Ageism.

However, whilst a human is still 90%+ healthy & breathing, we should be accepted & listened too.

Just because I’m over 50, doesn’t mean I’m over the hill.

Mature humans, like me, have seen & done many things in our lives.

I want to help young people avoid the many mistakes I made.

Just because a person is older & associates with a younger person, doesn’t mean there is anything illegal happening.

In school, I was bullied, tormented, lied about & viciously assaulted, which caused me to become a very shy, introverted, untrusting person.

Schools R Prisons.

Recently, I realised why I love an 80’/90’s sit com about school kids.

I never had that, & would cry many times watching, as many episodes resonated with me, especially a certain dorky character.

My point is: Never assume about some1 without getting 2 know them 1st, because U will never know what some1 is going through.

FYI: I have nil physical interest in any1, this includes Hand Shakes, Any form of pashing, hugging, or even touching.

50 years ago, my trauma started, & thanks to another, very nasty, TransGurl, I now have answers, & know who molested me.

Thank You Chris “JTM” Newcastle Australia. πŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆπŸŒˆο³οΈβ€βš§οΈο³οΈβ€βš§οΈο³οΈβ€βš§οΈο³οΈβ€βš§οΈο³οΈβ€βš§οΈ

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