Well the lovely folks at the UK Passport Office have been in possession of my application form for over a month now and their website still claims it is being processed. I did phone up last week to find out if there’s anything I needed to do, and the gentleman on the other end was very helpful, assuring me that everything was in order and I should be getting my passport back soon. He was Northern Irish so he was, and he even said ‘so it is’, which almost made me chuckle so it did.Continue reading

Dan, Dan the Shellfish Man

You could do no wrong checking out my pal Dan’s BLAWG, he’s been doing the Oz thing for a while now (total stole my idea by the way), following a successful trip to Beijing as an au pair. I’ve been keeping a close eye on his shenanigans, as he continues his quest to find live wild kangaroos and brew some rather delectable looking ales.