Deep Fried Mars Bars, Banoffee Pie and Irn Bru

Into week 4 of jobhunting, still surprisingly feeling confident and positive, I interspersed my job seeking with some sightseeing and chill time so I would not go entirely crazy... Surrounded by Europeans of mainly the French and German variety, a Bryan Greenberg lookalike and a porridge sharing Irish girl, being the only Scot in residence … Continue reading Deep Fried Mars Bars, Banoffee Pie and Irn Bru

Rediscovering Melbourne with Scottish Friends, Cake, Chinatown and River Cruises

Missing the free breakfast in my hostel for the third time this week, rested and showered, with one of my mum's friend's passing through Melbourne on her travels, utilising the 59 tram, I headed off to meet her at Flinders Station. After a happy greeting exchange and introductions to her friend, we sat and had … Continue reading Rediscovering Melbourne with Scottish Friends, Cake, Chinatown and River Cruises

Canadians, Australian Americans, a Swiss, a Swede and a Scottish Lass

Having bumped into the English boys and two girls that were also in the hostel from Adelaide yesterday it was apparent that I have made the nearly naked 70 year old famous!! Amazing! Nice to see them all again, we exchanged stories! Ali telling me that on returning to his bed one night to find … Continue reading Canadians, Australian Americans, a Swiss, a Swede and a Scottish Lass