Monthly Archives: February 2011

First Uni Week

Well, the first week of Uni has officially come to an end!  It’s a rainy Sunday afternoon and I’m about to settle down and prepare some homework for the coming week. The classes are extremely different from UMW.  Having class … Continue reading

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Palm Cove

My roomie Lauren and I went on our first beach trip today!  We decided to go to Palm Cove, the farthest beach on the bus route, because the closest beach apparently had some stray stingers inside the swimming nets yesterday. … Continue reading

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Woohoo!

I saw a wallaby on campus today. I think that only further reinforces my decision to go here.  It made me so happy; he was so cute!

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Orientation Day 1

YAYAY I FINALLY FEEL LIKE AN OFFICIAL STUDENT! Soooo much information was thrown at me today.  I think my folder is about to explode from all the extra paperwork.  They do so many adventurous things here, though!  Tons of weekend … Continue reading

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Roomie!!!

My first roommate finally moved in today!  Yay for not being alone. 🙂  Lauren is from a small town in the Northern Territory that is semi-close to Darwin.  I can’t quite remember the name of the town… she said it’s … Continue reading

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I really love the new friends I am making. 🙂

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Campus!

This morning, before it got too hot, I walked to campus to check in with the International Students office.  Unfortunately, the power was out, so most of the buildings (the bookstore, cafe, etc.) were closed. 🙁  Luckily the international office … Continue reading

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Misc.

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The Apartment!

I finally got around to taking some pictures of the apartment.  The communal areas are still kind of bare, but I didn’t want to add anything until my other roomies got here. 🙂 It’s been pouring rain off & on … Continue reading

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Weird.

Late last night I videochatted with my family; it was late morning for them! It was cute to see them all together, but definitely bizarre to see all of the snow outside the house.  I have forgotten what snow even … Continue reading

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