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So I've been writing this update for about a month now, I've finally gotten around to posting it. I thought I'd give an update talking about what it is like to be an Australian in England. I am lucky enough to have amazing friends, though they do like to tease me. They like to call me a convict, thought they claim its all just 'banter'.
I've had some trouble with slang and variations in Australian and British English. Some which I expected to be an ...
... all my lecture rooms. This was a bit of a struggle, particularly on the first day when I had a tutorial in the Cohen building. For those from UOW, it's almost as bad as Building 19.
I've been getting on really well with my housemates. They are such a fun bunch of people. Because they're are so many of them, there is always somebody up to hang out, so I'm never lonely. There aren't many Aussies around, so when I do get things from home it is ...
... The afternoon took us through the very pretty elevated countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds, with ups and downs not unlike the Yorkshire moors but thankfully not as steep. Around 2:30 pm we reached the very friendly town(everybody seemed to smile at us as we passed) of Market Rasen and settled down for some lunch at a playground. Gracie struck up a conversation with one of the other mothers (as she often does) and described how we often ...
The past week has been intense. Known as Freshers Week, it is the equivalent of 0 Week in Australia or Frosh Week in North America. It is the week before classes start where welcome fairs and orientations are held. It is also known for its over enthusiastic party scene. Usually I would not be going out as much as I have this week, but I figured that I'm only going to be here once, ...
... actually was not a good move as we queued for well over an hour along with everyone else waiting to go back to the showground. As we were pitched in the MMM area of the show we were entitled to a hog roast meal in the evening, so once more I queued up along with a few hundred other hungry souls whilst Brian sat in the sun "saving a seat" (that't what they call it these days!) Afterwards we went back to the Epic Centre to listen to Fools Gold ...