6 Things You Have to do in Melbourne

After spending nearly two years living in Melbourne, I can fully attest to its reputation as one of the “most liveable cities in the world”.  It may not be as well known as its big sister Sydney, but it is a city that gets under your skin in the best possible way.  It doesn’t have the quintessential Aussie beaches or …

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Aussie School Impressions

The kids started school in early November and have had a good 7 week intro to school in Australia.  Due to the school year ending here in December, the kids returned to their grades from last year.  They are now off on their second summer vacation of the year, until the new school year starts February 1st.  The kids attend …

A Mini Escape to WA

Today we have been in Melbourne exactly two months.  Usually I am complaining about time going by too quickly, but in this case the past two months feel like so long ago.  We are settling in here.  I have been open about the struggles and difficulties I have had settling here.  I have also had lots of time to think …