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The Second Great Aussie Care Package

Hey Hey and a Big G'Day to ya Maaaate, it finally arrived. My second Aussie Care Package! Aussie Santaroo finally found his fatass way to China with my Christmas present! What more does a man need than four tubes of vegemite, a pair of good Aussie 'thin' thermals and a new Mandarin phrase book. The vegemite tubes need no explanation but the thermals, well to be honest the thermals here in China are really thick and horrible. You can spend more but they are still too thick. When I say thick I mean thick. The pair I used in Gansu was so think that I had to seriously wash the top separate to the bottom as if they were together in the same wash they would unbalance the machine in spin dry. That's how much water they would hold. They were so uncomfortable. Before moving to China I only purchased one thin pair from the travel shop and they are perfect for pakkin around. Easy to wash and dry over night. Now I have two pair and won't have to be warm for a period of time and then freeze for a day whilst they dry. The Mandarin phrase book is to replace my old one that is over two years old and has been my main way to converse since I arrived. In Tianyang it spent every night being thrown around and fought over at the open air market by my 'Family' and friends. It's been covered in beer and all types of sauce. Each page is being held in by tape and to be serious, it is the same edition as my new one but it is actually twice as thick due to the tape and the well worn pages. As you can tell I'm pretty excited. I can't believe Santaroo sent over exactly what I needed. I have a sneakin suspicion that my parents had something to do with it. Beers N Noodles to ya Mar N Par Kettle

The soundtrack to this entry is an album that totally blew me away one afternoon as I was waiting for a bus. The band ended up being one of my favourite bands ever. Chased them all over the shop. Sydney's DEF FX and the album 'Light Speed Collision'.

The Great Aussie Care Package II

The Great Aussie Care Package II


The Great Aussie Care Package II (1)

The Great Aussie Care Package II (1)


The Great Aussie Care Package II (2)

The Great Aussie Care Package II (2)

Posted by eddakath 17:00 Archived in China

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