I am in no-man’s land, 30 minutes from boarding my flight to Malaysia. In the last few hours I have had my first stomach butterflies, and I have to admit that I had a tear in my eye when I said goodbye to my family before going through customs. Thanks to all of my family… Continue reading Committed


2 Days 19 Hours 32 Minutes. It is starting to really be real. There is a feeling of excitement, a tension. I am leaving my world to live in another country in less than three days. Last night Chris and Adam took me out for a Last Night Out. Adam had a uni reunion early… Continue reading Imminent

The “TEL” is for Telstra

As you might know, I moved out of my house on the 27th of February. The next day, the 28th, I cancelled all of my utilities (phone, power, internet, cable). Cancelling the Foxtel cable service involves returning the set-top unit to them, and in previous houses they have sent someone over to pick it up.… Continue reading The “TEL” is for Telstra

My new Niece / Nephew

My sister Michelle has given me the latest ultrasound pics of her baby, tentatively named Ruby or Sampson. You can see the spine and fingers (they are the white dots). It is now 6cm long (about 2.5 inches for the primitives) and looks healthy, no problems. How exciting.