Sunday, 24 August 2014

One week down!

SO we have been here 1 week already.  It has gone so fast but at the same time it feels like we never left.  Living on the same street as last time makes it feel a lot like home.  I thought I would give you a one week overview - on a scale of 1 -1 0  (one being 'all is good' and 10 being 'get me home now!')

 Bugs and creepy crawlies              1         only one cockroach and tiny spider inside        
Homesickness                                1         This feels a bit like home and the letter on Thursday helped
Cleanliness                                    2           Our blankets leave amazing amounts of fluff everywhere but                                                                                                        our newly renovated home is clean and fresh
School work                               5            Jeremy had first week at home and was distracting but we have                                                                                                                                  started
Sleep                                           5            We have a real bed this year - but sleeping is still broken
Tan                                            8              Only a couple of opportunities to get in the sun - still time though
Boredom                                   7              Already read 2 books, done 3 puzzles and watched a Chinese                                                                                                                        soap opera

Overall things are going well. Before we left we were given a pile of letters and treats.  We are to read them one a week.  Thursday I opened the first one.  A few chocs and a greatly encouraging message.  Can't wait till next Thurs.
 We miss you all.
Today is the first day for the SOE so I will update you again soon with some more serious news!

2 comments:

  1. Glad things are going well, counting down until we come over. How did the SOE first day go and how many students.

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  2. Good to see all is going well. :)

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