January 2012

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6 week Kiwi Life Recap – What I’ve been up to!

January 30, 2012

When I started The Mellyboo Project it was initially for me to keep my friends and family at home up to speed with what I’ve been up to.  Lately, I’ve had many more objective pieces – so I figure it’s probably about time I got you all up to speed on what’s been going on […]

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Photo blog: A day at Taronga Zoo

January 22, 2012

I spent one of my last days in Sydney checking out the world famous Taronga Zoo.  Let me just say, that if I happen to come back reincarnated as an animal and I was forced into captivity, I would hope to God that I would be able to live at Taronga Zoo – overlooking my […]

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Book Review: 100 Things-What’s on Your List?

January 18, 2012

One sunny, Sydney afternoon, while I was holed up in Sydney Kingsford Smith Terminal 1 waiting to catch a flight to New Zealand; I found myself in the airport bookshop, when a certain book caught my eye.  100 Things-What’s on Your List? is the story of Sebastian Terry, a 20-something Aussie bloke who found himself […]

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Surviving the holiday season abroad: A First Timer’s Guide

January 7, 2012

Christmas 2011 marked the first holiday season I’ve spent away from my family, half a world away.  While I have missed out on numerous family Thanksgiving and Easter holidays – there’s something different about missing Christmas.  In my family, Christmas is a big thing – we have the big fancy dinner on Christmas Eve at […]

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