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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

It's been ages since I've updated and for once I have a great excuse-- I moved to Australia! I've been talking about it for a while and I finally decided to go back to school to get a Masters! Hello, Grad school life (goodbye any sort of money I had saved...)

 I really should have taken picture of me packing because it was probably the funniest/ worst thing I have ever done. I wanted to take my entire wardrobe but that was a little over the 90 pound limit (turns out that is not really that much weight). I impressed myself when I fit in many (many) clothes, makeup, accessories, several purses, 3 books, sheets, blanket, duvet, a pillow AND 13 pairs of shoes!

I moved from a country with 4 distinct season to a country that gets hot, hotter and dead hot! eek! I'm really not used to heat like this and my clothes are not really heat appropriate. It's the middle of winter and I'm hot wearing my jeans. Apparently it's only going to get hotter from now on...  uh oh! This may be my one chance for a tan-- ever! :)

On to the better things: Before I left I picked up a sweater from Bootlegger. I will take a picture because it's my new favourite piece of clothing and I wear it all the time!  A friend of mine owned it and I borrowed it in NYC (and accidently left it at Sushisamba and had to take a taxi back in the morning to get it... oh, good nights in the City!) It's great for throwing on for an evening out or the class in the morning! (really, must find a picture)

I've been here for about 6 weeks now (I know, I know... I should have updated before this) and I have bought one purse. Nothing else. Can you imagine going weekS without buying anything? Yah, me neither. It hurts.  I need to avoid the many (MANY) malls in the area and leave my cards at home... sad. BUT in the end I'll be a Master of Media! It'll all be worth it in the end! 

Off to find a job. Must be able to buy clothes and travel!