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Hello :) [Sep. 7th, 2006|04:13 pm]
aussies in uk
This community doesn't seem terribly active, but hey...

My name's Zac, I'm 17 and been living in North West London for nearly 4 years now.

Any other Aussies here that live in London? I know there's quite a few, most of them live around the Willesden Green area.

Well, just wanted to say hi :)

[User Picture]From: justmadabout
2006-09-08 07:26 pm (UTC)
I definitely plan to go back, but no actual firm plans. The thought of never living in Australia again makes me desperately sad, but so does the thought of not being with my husband. Stuck!

I met my husband at a residential writing workshop, he's a poet and freelance writer. We became friends and so the story goes. We've been together for 7 years and just got married 3 months ago.

I miss it all the time, but I like my life here too. I have some good friends, although not as many as 'back home' and a job I love and my husband's family have always been very welcoming. I miss my 5 year old nephew most of all.

I go back for holidays every year or couple of years. I miss the weather.

Do you miss it? Plan to go back?
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From: zephret
2006-09-08 07:29 pm (UTC)
Wow, so you've really made a life for yourself here!

Yes I do miss it, I haven't been back once and it's not likely since neither I or my family have that much money, so to back would make it a permanent move, but we can't afford the tickets to go back so it's a catch 22 really.

Then again, I've set up roots here too and so to leave now would really be quite disruptive. That's the downside.
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