Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Arc-ing

Sounds like something electrical right? Well it can feel like it too. I think I've passed the phase 1 euphoric honeymoon expat period (see Danielle's book below) and I'm just f'ing tired. When I'm not doing all there is to do, I can't figure out what to do with myself, so I can't relax, but if I don't relax, I just end up more tired;) I think it's going to take me a few months to feel like I can just go home, plop down, and chill out. Anyone else go through that phase? I'm off to a book club meeting tonight, meeting up with a couple of new expats later on this week, and have even potentially committed myself to a drink out with my husband's ex (he is not invited; I thought I should have a chat with her on my own and get it over with...we'll see if she rings me back). This weekend I FINALLY get to go shopping (my 'mum-in-law' is taking me), as my 1st payday in about 2 months is this week and I have a few things I need (er, kinda need but mostly want) to get. That and I'm trying to set up a visit to Melbourne to visit some Italian relatives I didn't know I had recently...and chase up some New Zealand taxes...and organise new home insurance, and do wills, and...and...and...............

2 comments:

Danie said...

I feel ya.

What book are you reading for the book club?

Suzer said...

Well this is a different type of book club, called bookcrossing, which is a global thing with local meet ups/groups. Some meet up monthly and everyone brings books to exchange. They all have numbers in them and you record them online---the idea is to keep books from sitting dusty on the shelf and share them, as well as record how far they travel:)