2008: An overview

January 4, 2009

-Our ceiling collapsed thanks to inaction of our useless estate agent (don’t use Carlton Residential!)
-My photos were featured in the Schmaps online guides.
-The Australian government apologised to Indigenous Australians for the stolen generations and for past inhumane treatment. Now if they would just stop the intervention (or at least re-instate the Racial Discrimination Act so it actually applies to what they’re doing in the intervention) things could maybe improve.
-I got a spouse visa giving me leave to remain and work in the UK for two more years.
-I really got into podcasts (thanks to the ipod Paul gave me for Christmas.
-We moved into a really nice flat that is really close to amenities and train station, etc.
-We went to an Enchanted Woodland and we continued to explore and get-to-know London.
-I bought a very cool Atlantis Space Jacket.
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Cold weekend in Exeter

December 2, 2008

It’s been very cold lately – between 0 and 10 degrees (celsius) during the day – quite unpleasant.

On the weekend Paul and I went to Exeter for Thomas’ house-warming which was lots of fun – but very cold. Thomas wasn’t lying when he said he had a cold house. But there were lots of interesting people there to talk to and I got to see Felicity who I haven’t seen for probably 7 years and Michelle who I met at Thomas’ 30th two and a half years ago has recently had a baby (he is sooo cute) so it was cool to talk to her about that (and cuddle the baby).
Paul, Thomas, Daniel, Felicity in Topsham near Exeter
Paul, Thomas, Daniel and Felicity and I talk a walk around Topsham, a village near Exeter on Sunday.
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