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69 down, 69 to go.

This is it. The half-time mark has come, and now almost passed, by a couple of hours. Today I have survived and put behind me half of the time I have here in Australia. It feels very weird; I do … Continue reading

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European migrants became European survivors

The Migration Museum is a place full of stories, of survivors, of split-up families, of poor people, of desperate people, of people accepting Australia as their new homeland. Alessandro and I have spent five days in the air-conditioned offices of … Continue reading

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Signs of a koala

Koalas. Australia’s pride. I got to cuddle one when we went to Kangaroo Island and he held on to me like I was an Eucalyptus tree with sunglasses. I would still love to see one for real though, a wild … Continue reading

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Sick for your home?

Homesickness is a vicious disease that can strike at any moment, without any symptoms or premonitions. Homesickness is like a virus, a feeling in your chest that something is wrong, a condition that is impossible for outsiders to detect. Homesickness … Continue reading

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Living on campus

Anybody interested in the practicalities of taking your stuff and move to the other side of the world for half a year? Here it goes. Part 1. How I live. I live in the Village, a part of the Flinders … 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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Spider pants

A couple of mornings ago when I was about to put on my jeans that had been lying on the floor, thrown into a pile, something relatively scary happened. I stuck my hands into the pockets of the pants to … 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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