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The Long Journey South

It’s been over a month since my last post and I have so much to tell.  How could I have left you without news for so long?  Trinity and I are now in Melbourne with her friend Claire looking for

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Final Week in Darwin

I have one more week in Darwin and I can’t wait to say goodbye to the place. The fire alarm went off at the hostel *twice* last night adding to my sense of relief that I am heading towards Adelaide

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Quiet days in Darwin

It has been three weeks since I arrived back in Darwin after my holiday in Sydney.  Time is dragging.  Three weeks feels like three months.  I am looking forward to the end of March when I will be driving down

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Christmas Day BBQ

Six thirty in the morning and I am writing this while I wait for my flight to Sydney.  It was the second Christmas I have spent in the Southern Hemisphere yesterday.  No snow forecast or ice on the roads.  Instead,

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The Wet Season Has Truly Arrived

The beginning of December and the first big rains have come to Darwin.  A tropical low has been tracked north of the coast and could potentially turn into the first cyclone of the season – Cyclone Laurence.  Darwin wasn’t in

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Working Life in Darwin

It has been a couple of weeks since my last post but it seems like so much longer.  The social scene here has picked up.  Since my last post I have been on the slides at the water park; had

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Darwin is Killing My Car

The heat in Darwin is slowly eating away at the stuff in my car.  First the petrol can in the boot developed a tiny leak and now the spare tyre has burst just sitting in the back of the car. 

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July 2018
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