Four years ago today I landed in Australia, four years ago I was 100% lost with zero friends in a totally foreign country which I definitely did not want to be in.
In four years I have made the most amazing friends, had some amazing long distance phone calls, changed my plans a billion times, got a puppy and met a pretty darn amazing guy called Nick. Actually I met about 8 different Nicks and they are all pretty rad.In four years my love for Adelaide has grown, I’ve discovered Gouger street, the food, all of the different markets, the biggest vintage shop I’ve ever been in and realised that Australia isn’t always beach ready.In four years I’ve realised the faults of the country I left behind; but even better I’ve missed the best bits – that’s given me a better sense of home than you could ever get by staying put. I would hazard a guess that Jamie Oliver and the lack of high street clothing helped. It took me about two seconds to realise I did not miss Jeremy Kyle.
In four years I’ve changed, like a lot. I went to uni and I’ve stuck at it – that is crazy.This year I’ll finish university, become a citizen of another country and turn 21. That’s cray.
To the past four years, thank you, you were bitchin’ (in so many ways).