I've been in Australia now for over a month and it has definitely been a eye opening experience for numerous reasons. When you move away from home or half way around the world it helps you realise who is always going to be there for you and who isn't. I've minimised my friendship circle in … Continue reading An Update From Australia!
So yesterday (15/09/2018) was the start of my weekend off and as I failed to sleep in and we were still without Wi-Fi I decided to take myself for a hike up one of the mountains at work. My work is situated in the Hunter Valley which is absolutely beautiful and I had my choice … Continue reading Hiking In The Valley!
So I've finally been able to treat myself to a new laptop and oh it feels good! Last weekend was my first weekend off since starting this new job and I spent it with a lady who lives and works at the yard. She's been here for about 11 years and she has such a … Continue reading Day Out – Newcastle
I've been in Australia now for just over 2 weeks and even in that short period of time I've learnt some interesting and slightly eye opening things about myself. Value. When you suffer from a mental illness it can be hard to realise your self worth. My depression led me to believe that I am … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt Since Moving To Australia
I started writing this when I had finished day 3 but I've been so busy I haven't had time to post it till now (day 6). So I apologise for being a bit quiet! Life here is quite different to life back home! I've never worked on a yard like this before but I think … Continue reading Stud Work – Day 6
I keep hold of receipts, leaflets, flight tickets, train tickets and whatnot from holidays, days out or my college years. I hoard it all. It might be things that are meaningless to others but to me they hold a fond place in my heart. This is my sweet tin which is where I keep all … Continue reading My Box Of Memories
I have anti-social days. For example today I am feeling anti-social. There is absolutely nothing wrong with me, I just don't have the energy to talk and I'd much rather be in my own space but a lot of people don't quite get this. They normally tie it to my mental health and they then think … Continue reading Anti-Social Days