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To Sydney and Beyond!

semi-overcast 18 °C
View Round t' World on pollyali's travel map.

Hello everyone, its been a few days since we updated the website so i thought i would let you know what we had been up to. The last time i wrote, we were in the process of getting hammered before going out to a club. Well, unfortunately, the getting hammered bit proved to be my down fall. I was so drunk i had to go home at 4am and remember very little about the night! Needless to say, Christmas Eve was spent in bed and repenting the sins of the previous evening.
Christmas Day itself was a strange one. We woke early and as customary in my Family, we started drinking asti! a couple of hours later and a strong xmas spirit concoction from our landlord in our bellies, we ambled to the beach to fulfil a must for every Brit in Australia at Xmas. A Walk (or if you are
Pol, a swim!) There was one problem with our wickedly evil plans... it was 16 degrees and raining!


After the crazy cats re-emerged from the surf we headed back on the free train to our lodgings for some scran and more booze. Needless to say, Us Brits enjoyed ourselves more than the Europeans amongst us as the pic shows!



Boxing day was a mixed one, we recovered from the previous days excesses and watched England collapse whilst praying that the game made it to the Third day and we could go and watch.
Well, it made it to the Third day (today) and after rising early, Pol and I made our way to the MCG to partake in the highly recommended Boxing day Test. And how we wished we hadnt parted with forty pounds each before we had left Blighty. For starts, a tout was punting the tickets (in the England end) for $20! and then there was the cricket! Nice views though!



So its off to Sydney tomorrow, we say good bye to Will and Andrea and hello again to our Swedish Chums Rony and Linnea. Lets hope Sydney provides us both with work and more fun.. and if not, well...erm.. we will worry about that later.

Polly and Ali


Posted by pollyali 02:10 Archived in Australia Tagged round_the_world

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Sorry about the cricket.Just sitting here watching planet earth,Phil is off to the Lamp,Loz is looking bored,Dad is somewhere.Hope Sydney is better for you,Phil says to try Manly for work(something Shack on the main street)ttfnxx.

by red1

Hiya you two. Happy New Year to you both! We had a good one. Ended up at the neighbours for a party and I was ill most of New Years day. Not good. Back at work today, again not good! Only 4 months till our holiday and wedding though! Very good!

Take care
Sara and David xx

by Buzzybee83

Happy New Year!
Love Emily xxx.

by mrsspoon

Happy New Year again,things are back to normal now decs are mostly down and ER starts tomorrowxxMum

by red1

Happy New Year lovies!
Only just worked out how to post a comment - doh!
I think I saw Richard Foot on The Price is Right today???
Love Jen xxx

by jenneth

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