I ride the train a lot around Sydney… and so do a lot of kids. I have heard some ri-diculous conversations over the last couple weeks, but this one is my favorite thus far: [two teenagers, a boy and a girl, in tank tops and neon board shorts.] Boy: I just can’t stand Tonya. Girl: … Continue reading i would put my kids in the sydney public school system… knock on wood.
Alright. Barbara, the woman I work for, does NOT STOP TALKING. Actually, right now… she’s STILL talking to me… but I’m not being rude… this is a form of survival here, people. Let me explain my current situation. About a half hour ago, I could tell that she was going to start one of these … Continue reading twenty [or more] minutes of my life.
The other day I was walking with the Vincents into a drug store [here they call it the Chemist… weird]. While walking in, we saw a little girl who was about three years old with her mother. The little girl had lipstick ALL over her face. Well maybe not allll… but definitely covering most of … Continue reading little miss lipstick.
For all of those who wonder what my accommodations are like here in Australia… …this is a very sad, very blank, view of my room. I didn’t even think to pack things to decorate my walls. I even left my dinosaur poster at home! Sad days. We are about to move houses, so no point … Continue reading my humble abode.
…it’s a big deal over here. And by big deal, I mean it’s a huge frat party. I am currently sitting in the living room kinda watching “Friends” and kiiiinda watching all the half-naked drunk people walking to or from the beach. One guy actually turned around in circles before walking into our yard! He … Continue reading AUSTRALIA DAY.
I must recommend this book… …but not to everyone. My first encounter with this book was reading the story “This Person” in this bookstore: I finally finished the book yesterday… then quickly flipped to the front and started it again. I never wanted it to end! I stretched out the time between stories so that … Continue reading this person.
My first wander into the proper city of Sydney was because of Barack Obama. I took a 40 minute train ride to get to Sydney University where I found that there would be a get together to watch a screening of the Inauguration around lunch time. I found out about it from Facebook… big shock. … Continue reading …and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.