Travel Blogs from Canberra
... comfort zone and I really have to
try and to work at getting the kind of job I’ve always dreamed of. I have to
let go of the failed relationships, the cute guys it didn’t quite work with,
and not have my friends to fall back on. I really have to work at making
friendships and relationships work.
And that brings the fear.
What if, at the end of the day, that great Northern land
reveals I’m a fraud? If my luck runs out?
... in Australia. I have a great job doing something I care about. I work with amazing people and have incredible working conditions. In the last few months, despite the fact that I’m leaving, I’ve been given great opportunities to extend and challenge myself. I have a kickass network of friends and family I care deeply about. Home life is good.
So why up and leave?
Well… It’s the ...
Leaving home today with Cheryll for Brisbane at the start of our 72 day holiday- staying with Cheryll's sister overnight then all three are off to America!
Bec, Ben and Fiona saw us off at the airport - there were tears - rivers- but all was well once on the plane.
... the materials and colours speak of different things wherever you are. Take the main foyer for example; the green marble and the frequency of the columns is meant to portray Australia when the first settlers came to the country - lots of gum trees and untouched forest. The green and red in the two Houses match the two comparative houses in the British Houses of Parliament but they've been changed slightly to match the eucalyptus and ...
... the most important federal government institutions there, but also several national museums (history, art, science etc) and created the Australian National University. So nowadays there are not only a lot of politicans but also a large number of students stuck in this place somewhere between Sydney and Melbourne. Walking through the city I had the feeling there was nothing else to do than go to the museums or work and study. An ideal place for the politicians ...