You might remember a few weeks back I took you through the perils and pitfalls of Australian life. If you’re still thinking about making the big move Down Under, here are a few more things to be aware of.
Like most people in their early twenties, I’ve lost count of the friends and acquaintances that have decided to leave Ireland for a better life abroad. Number one on the list for many would-be emigrants is Australia.
What would you prefer- sex, or a nice compliment? That’s a no-brainer, right guys? Nothing can beat sex. Girls… aren’t so sure.
I spend far more of my life than I would like on buses. This enforced use of public transport is on the verge of leaving me with the tolerance levels of a particularly crusty old Tory lord. Why can’t people behave on buses?
Maybe it’s just that I’ve gotten (slightly) bigger since I was ten, but Easter eggs seem a lot smaller these days. This disgraceful chocolate shrinkage was confirmed last year when Cadburys admitted there were less sweets in a tin of … Continue reading
If you’re a girl, today is your today. March 8 is International Women’s Day, as you no doubt noticed when you clicked into Google this morning. (Seriously, how did we remember any event before the internet?)
“The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The worst day of the year for some… This article appeared in Sin on February 13 2012.
This was a class assignment.
This was supposed to be part of a series of diaries, but like most of my series, I did never finish it, or even continue it. Some thoughts on moving to Galway. Appeared in Sin on September 26 2011. Do you remember … Continue reading