Not a Holiday

It’s slightly a week after we arrived in Melbourne, and the first thing that’s struck me about this first week is how different it’s been from what I thought it would be. Relocating is really a different kettle of fish altogether. Instead of going to interesting places, we spent our first few days trawling the supermarkets for cheap hand towels, laundry baskets, and shelving units for our empty closets. Nights ended late, with the lugging of heavy suitcases and boxes plus innumerable plastic bags containing our supermarket loot up to our empty apartment. For me, the hours before morning...

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