Author Archives: Marleen Berkhout

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Today I’m not gonna tell you guys any exciting Australia tales. Today I’m gonna complain like a poor little privileged girl on a scolarship. Because today, I’m homesick. There, I said it. I am homesick and not afraid to admit … Continue reading

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May

I love babies. Babies are sweet, harmless and adorable, with their teenee weenee fingernails and their cute little noses. I look at a baby and think: wow, tiny humans are awesome! But I don’t think tiny humans belong at University. … Continue reading

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There’s this thing in Australia called Your Twenty-First, a phenomenon I was introduced to by my parents when I got the key to our house for my twenty-first birthday. This is supposedly an Australian tradition, as in Australia you’re not … Continue reading

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Termite or not Termite

Every now and again the moon blocks the happy-rays Venus usually sends me in order to be my lovely self. A few days ago was one of those days. A day full of fun surprises one could say.. The first … Continue reading

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Uni

I love you because: – every new class started with the teacher introducing him/herself and the topic and then we were basically done. Nice and easy first week I should say. – the amount of people per lecture/tutorial is nice … Continue reading

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Hutspotgate

Living on Flinders campus has, I’ve discovered, some advantages and some disadvantages. Advantage: a lot of nice people. Disadvantage: a lot of nice people can have a close look at your underwear when it’s hanging on the community clothes line. … Continue reading

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I’m fine

I’ve been spending a lot of time in shops since I’ve arrived in Adelaide. And I don’t mean I’ve been shopping a lot, I just seem to get stuck in shops for long periods of time. Why? Because every time … Continue reading

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Three more days

Australia. Supposedly a pretty sweet country. Lucky me, I’m going there. In 3 days, by plane. I could have gone by boat, but that would have ment getting there would take longer than actually staying there. Although, life on a … Continue reading

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