I am a 28-year old American expat housewife living in Australia. I’m also a woman of an opinion. I’ll be writing about life in Australia, living abroad, and telling you what I think about pretty much anything that I feel like talking about.
About me: I'm 28 and from America. I moved to Melbourne in January 2012 to be with my Australian husband. I've lived abroad before, but this is my first permanent move.
Don?t Look Away A couple of weeks ago, on a cold and rainy evening (aren’t they all like that, now that summer is over?), G and I made our regular pilgrimage to our favourite gelato shop. We usually walk the four kilometers there and back to justify having gelato for supper. As we started the trek back home, ... Fri, 17 May 2013 05:45:53
Australian Partner Visas and the Road to Residency: Part 5 For Part 1, click here. For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here. For Part 4, click here. In my previous post on this subject, I mentioned how and why I came to be stuck with having to satisfy Schedule 3 requirements and explained that the outlook was rather bleak. I’m pleased to […... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:23:05
Pinky Daily Prompt: Describe an item you were incredibly attached to as a child. What became of it? When I turned one year old, I received as a gift a pink teddy bear with a bell inside that jingled when you shook the bear. On account of the bear being pink, someone (probably not me, since […]... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 05:25:34
Australian Partner Visas and the Road to Residency: Part 4 For Part 1, click here. For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here. Some serious sh*t has gone down recently at immigration. Take this post as a warning and try not to make the same costly mistake. The short version of the story: Our migration lawyer made a very basic error and because […]... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 04:03:20
How to Drive Like an Australian You may think that driving is the same no matter where you go in the world, but you would be wrong. Every place has its own unique driving culture, including Australia. Here’s how you can fit in if you’d like to drive in Australia. Australian driving tends to be based around two premises... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:24:01