As you have previously read, its December 1998 and I am in Sydney, Australia. I love feeling the sunshine on my skin and how much happier people seem to be. I remember being a little freaked out seeing the window displays full of fake snow and Santa’s as the sun is hitting the windows. Christmas day was spent in swimwear, with Geraldine on Bondi beach eating turkey sandwiches! I took 2 jobs, a live in…

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After an epic 6 months I came home to the UK for a month while I processed my visa for Australia. The one place I had been dreaming of visiting since I was young. Like anything when you are waiting, time goes really slowly and I seem to be holding my breath for an eternity! December 1998 my visa came through, my flight was booked and I was back in Heathrow airport waiting for the…

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