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I think it's time for a little update.

I went to visit my future home in Tasmania about 5 weeks ago, I know it's about 5 weeks ago, because it was a.. fruitful visit.

After 3 days there I've been converted and was ready to move.
Then I found out just how fruitful my visit has been and the move has become more urgent. I've contacted a company that's actually looking for people and was lucky enough that the big boss of the company was in Melbourne (where I live), so I had a quick "interview", which consisted of having a beer with the boss at a local RSL.

Once again, I found that the older you get/the more experienced you get? the interviews get less and less formal, this guy's last name is the company name, so he's somewhat of a big deal, with over a 100 people working for the company. He seemed quite switched on, very involved with the company, but not micromanaging. He spent most of the time telling me about the business and how he runs it, and I just told him about myself (an…


On really cold nights I think of her.   It was 17 last night. 

What I remember is that she was a high strung girl, who liked being comfortable.  She usually wore an old pair of jeans with holes in the knees.  She only had two or three pair and I don't think any of them were hole-free.  Balled up in the corner of our bedroom or thrown in the backseat of her car.    There were times she dressed up for work or for weddings,…

It was raining a lot at the beach in those days. That might have had something to do with the mysterious sea creature which had been responsible for a number of deaths. It seemed to be amphibious, coming up onto the shore and biting off people's arms and legs. Most people were avoiding the beach. At County Community College, which was situated right on the beach, signs had been posted warning of the danger.

At the nearby university, a highly regarded institution that specialized in…

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