Monthly Archives: October 2011

Let it snow, let it snow, let is FREAKING SNOW!!!

Yes, you read that right – it SNOWED. In OCTOBER. For the last few days the weather forecast predicted cold weather – highs of 6 or 7, and a low of -1 (we’re talking celcius here) overnight last night. But … Continue reading

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7 reasons I love my new gym…

Yes, I did it! I got off my butt and joined the gym. The North Suburban YMCA to be exact. It only took me 2 months, and when I finally joined, I managed to get the flu just a few … Continue reading

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The best 90 minutes of ‘birthday’ ever!

I couldn’t ask for better friends, really. When you’re far away from home, sometimes it’s hard to make friends. Especially when the large majority of your time is spent either sleeping or working with children. Fortunately, I’ve been lucky enough … Continue reading

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Hanson: night 2, in tweets. They DEFINITELY still have it…

I won’t write another full post about Hanson, and how amazing they still are after 15 years. Instead I want to summarise the concert on the second night, which was at a bar called “Toad’s” on the campus of Yale … Continue reading

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RIP Grandad Stewart [9/10/11]

It broke my heart to find out last night that my grandad passed away in the early hours of the morning on October 9, in New Zealand. I’m pretty sure in the future I will never forget the moment I … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, they still have it [Hanson – Northampton, MA]

So I’m at it again, following a band around the countryside. And we all know that there are only a handful of artists I’d do that for. Jaimi (another Aussie in Boston) and I hired a car yesterday, and drove … Continue reading

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My advice on rematching…

Every day I am here I hear of another au pair going into rematch (where either the au pair or the family, or both in some cases, decide not to continue on with the match, and the au pair is … Continue reading

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