As I came to the end of my time as an Au Pair, I wrote a little letter to my successor with all my wisdom. I’m posting it here in the hopes that it can also be useful to anyone else who is considering becoming an Au Pair.
Tag Archives: nostalgia
Making German Fun
Helicopters, holidays to Mars, chainsaws, and puppies: learning a language is only as fun as you make it…
Unusual things often happen on road trips. Things that don’t seem strange until you’re reminiscing about the fun you had and realise what a bunch of oddballs you really are. For anyone who has ever been on a road trip, or, really, anyone who has ever spent a prolonged period of time in a confined space with a couple of friends, you’ll understand exactly what I’m getting at. It’s perfectly normal to be a bit abnormal.
And here are some of the things we got up to…
Dinosaurs, Dragons, and Camels
Because Broome is great and you need to go there.
The Town that Australia Forgot
Mary Kathleen, the abandoned Uranium mining town, which existed for only a brief period between the 1950s and 1980s. All that’s left now are the concrete foundations and a few recognisable remnants of town life. I fell in love with it straight away.
A bit further down Memory Lane
Okay, so I lasted three days rather than one week, but fire me, I’m only human. Enjoy part two. I’ve heard it’s even better than part one…
Trip down Memory Lane (4WD only)
Almost five months into my Oz adventures, I’m having to say goodbye to the Kimberley. And my god, it’s hard.