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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008
1:30 pm
Australia Day Icons
Hi all,

I thought some of you homesick expats may be interested in some Australia Day themed icons...

teaser teaser teaser

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(27 icons behind this fake cut)

A range of other Australian icons can be found at aussieicons
Sunday, January 29th, 2006
7:02 pm
urrrgh. I've been here for about 6 weeks, and i'm suddenly incredidibly homesick. I'm wondering why i'm doing this, i'm missing my family and friends terribly. I've been living in a different state from them for many years before moving here, so i thought i was fairly set.

It would seem not.

Tell me this is as bad as it gets and it goes away after some time?

How do others get around the blues, cos i've sure got it bad this weekend.
Friday, January 13th, 2006
1:20 am
Oh. Your. God.

And they deliver!!

Meat Pies. In the US people. Finally.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006
2:02 pm
By the way, if you live in the US, there's a GREAT Australian store in Texas that delivers all over the US. I've bought heaps of stuff from them and it's always been good. If only there was a way to source Aussie beer though :(

About Australia
Australia n Travel, Foods, Gifts and Souvenirs
123 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, 78205, USA

Phone 210-2991077, Fax 210-2991078, Email: Contact Us

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005
2:48 am
Just found on the Wallabies site that they have video highlights footage of each game; www.rugby.com.au

Makes it a little easier missing those games :)

I'm so excited that I'm going to Australia for two weeks on the weekend. Can;t wait for that first meat pie. Or that first schooner of VB on King St.

2:48 am
I liked this, from the Daily Show Guide To Democracy - in the section on Australia. (cross-posted to antipodeanblues)

Monday, November 21st, 2005
12:50 pm
So has anyone else ever gone to 'coolabah'? http://www.coolabah.com/welcome.cfm

I don't really find it very useful, but it has a few blogs and things on it - and occassionally event information for different cities.
Thursday, November 17th, 2005
11:59 am
SO here's a tip; everyone knows in the US that it's hard to establish yourself financially, because of the drama surrounding the Social Security Number. That makes it particularly hard to get that first credit card - but thankfully the American Australian Association have launched a card (http://www.americanaustralian.org/) specifically for Australians and New Zealanders - you can get it almost as soon as you arrive. I just got mine, and am now happily racking up more debt :)

Just a heads up for the American-based Aussies.
11:59 am
So, where do you all live?

EDIT: I live in Baltimore. Fells Point to be precise.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
7:36 pm
OK - I need help with interests, to help people find this community - could you guys post some ideas - I'll put them all in :)
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