I am shipping a box of stuff back home, so I went to the Post Office (postkantoor) to pick up a good box. I waited for 20 minutes to buy the box. When I got to the counter, I asked the lady how much it would cost to send the box to Australia. She grudgingly looked it up in her ...more»
My lease runs out in eight days and I have not found anywhere acceptable to live. I was walking down the street pondering this when it hit me: there is somewhere that I can easily find a good place to live. Sydney. I have now given it some thought, and invited Adam and Mel to talk me out of it, ...more»
I haven't posted much lately, and my excuse is that I am sick. I have been sick for over two weeks now and have been sleeping 16+ hours per day. I thought that I had a really bad cold, but I went to the doctor and found out that I have a sinus/middle ear infection. This makes sense as I ...more»
I just got back from checking out my new house. I have to move out of my current house on Keizersgracht by Feb 1, and I have been lucky to find somewhere to go. My new place is on Nieuw Nieuwstraat (New New Street, not to be confused with the nearby Old New Street), near the corner with Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.
I haven’t posted for a while, nothing new has happened, but things are evolving, and this post is about one of them.
I don’t have any friends in Europe. My nearest true friend is Mel in London, and everyone else is in Australia, 21,000km away. This is not a sad story. I am not lonely. This situation has given me a ...more»