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... knew what I was, but it was more for a joke in my
circle of friends anyway. I realized on the way to the party that I
had no idea what noise a brush turkey makes! I know the throbbing
noise a male makes when he inflates his throat skin, but that's it.
We caught a bus and went off to the
house in Saint Lucia, near the University of Queensland. There was a
whole football team on the bus, some sheep and a chipmunk onesies,
and some explorers ...
... br> issue. When you go with friends, you are hard pressed to interact
because you cannot really see anyone. I had just as much, if not
more, of a blast dancing my socks off alone.
Tired and sweaty, I walked to the bus
stop and arrived home by 21.30. I put together a pesto and roasted
veggie pasta with the noodles the van Hests saved me, then eagerly
collapsed in my bed. It felt so good not to move and to drift off
... pheasants, one parrot, a snake and a dog at home.
Taking work to the homeplace, eh?
Daniel and I had
another fun day talking. He uses a lot of English and I want to keep
encouraging him to get back to the Spanish. We kind of do a merged
Spanglish now. I put together some enrichment skewers and went to
feed the birds, while Daniel cleaned the male Eclectus Charlie's
enclosure in the back. Sandy and I cleaned Chicky's ...
outside. It was amazing how cold it got as soon as the sun set.
It wasn't until 19.45 that my friend Sandra met me and led me back to
the group inside Brisbane Festival's event area, Arcadia. With a
stylized, carnival sign, you walked into a wonderland of sights and
lights. A giant disco ball hung from between two buildings overhead
and the place buzzed with fashionable people. I got in with my VT
license (I have not had problems ...
... kill before our boat set sail. The supermarket was luring us in for more cheesy bacon rolls, so we gave in and got more, sat by the local man-made lagoon (a lot of seaside towns in Australia have man-made lagoons, as the sea is often too dangerous – for a number of reasons including shark infestation – to swim in) and ate them in the morning sunshine. I listened to my iPod and Sophie read a book on her Kindle, which killed a couple of hours. I noticed that there was ...
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