There were references to people, TV shows, food, footy which were 100% Australian, but eventually it was the slang that would throw me off! I stopped making random conversation - it was just too tough.
When you move from India, one of the things you want is a nice house with a back yard, but as Andy looked for those houses in Mawson Lakes, we realised that could wait till we found jobs. Yup, we had no idea how long that would take.
The first you need to know is that the Adelaide job market is small and jobs are few, and depending on your line of work, you may have to be prepared to be unemployed for a fairly long time.
Some folks who were already here in Australia had moved directly to Sydney or Melbourne and told us not to waste our time in SA because of the job scene.
Coffee makes me think of two fond memories with my dad.
My dad used to work in the hotel industry and when he became General Manager, he/we were required to stay on the premises. The first thing I would do is check out the bathroom and toilet in our fancy 5-star accommodation. I love a great and clean bathroom and toilet - also a reason why … Continue reading Who gives a crap?
If you don't want to feel like a complete douche, you'd better learn the Aussie lingo!
And oh, 4852 mi - that's how far we moved from what I've always considered home to my new home.