Category Archives: Australia Files

“We need your energy here.”

As soon as I got to Cronulla, I knew it wasn’t going to work out. There was no particular reason, though one could easily cite the distance: I just knew. So, when after being there for a couple days, the … Continue reading

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This is why we can’t have nice things

  And…empty cart. I’m sorry. I didn’t realize Australia was on the other side of the MOON.   (And for the record: I was trying to buy hair, so I can braid mine again. Packs here cost $10-$15 each on … Continue reading

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Dear Australia,

You know what would be cool? A sustainable amount of work. You know, maybe from one of the 100 résumés I’ve sent out over the last 2 1/2 months. (But who’s counting?) Am I really wrong for every job I’ve … Continue reading

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Laksa and the lake of fire

Remind me to tell you about the time my hostel mate bought me Thai noodle soup dinner before telling me that I am going to hell. It was delicious!

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The thing about the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge

Is that they are a lot bigger than they seem. You can’t appreciate how much it took to make them until you see them up close. The thing about this trip is that it’s a lot bigger than it seems. … Continue reading

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“Did that really just happen?”

Sunday night, I felt a buzzing. I had the distinct impression that this was my week. This was the week I was going to get a job. Part of me wanted to write it off as birthday giddiness, but something … Continue reading

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On the last day of my 20s

I had a comedy of errors with the State Library of Victoria. My cousin brought me on as a consultant to her media distribution company and I got her  a meeting at a major studio. I watched my friends fall … Continue reading

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