Fairweather of the Bark Endeavour is the history of Captain Cook’s journey to discover Australia. As the ship’s cat Fairweather tells the story from his perspective.

Fairweather was the Bark Endeavour’s cat. A trusted member of the crew and personal assistant to Captain Cook himself.

He emersed himself into the ship’s daily life and wrote his own diary of the great journey of discovery to find Australia.

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Helen Weiss

My name is Helen Weiss. I was born in Sydney Australia in 1959. I had an uneventful upbringing, all the good bits coming after I left school at 15.

I tried Seven Hill Art College after we moved to the Gold Coast in 1976. I gave up after 1 year and my father sent me to Surfers Paradise with "Don't come home without a job.” I came home with an apprenticeship in Hairdressing where I threw my arty nature at it with a passion. Working all day and clubbing till the wee hours I had a blast. I became an award-winning operator and opened 3 different salons over time.

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The official map Fairweather drafted with Capatin Cook

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Welcome Fairweather friends. Hoping to see you at The Story Tree where the locals get their best coffee hit. I’ll be there at 10:30am for signings.