Helen (helen_jess) wrote,
Helen
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Monday Morning Meme


Stolen from doctor_k_ After watching Luhrmann's Australia last night, this seems a fitting exercise.

Bold the ones you've done:
1. Heard a kookaburra in person
2. Slept under the stars
3. Seen a koala.
4. Visited Melbourne
5. Watched a summer thunderstorm
6. Worn a pair of thongs

7. Been to Uluru (Ayer's Rock).
8. Visited Cape York
9. Held a snake
10. Sang along with Khe San

11. Drank VB
12. Visited Sydney
13. Have seen a shark
14. Have used Aussie slang naturally in a conversation
15. Had an actual conversation with an indigenous Australian (aboriginal).
16. Eaten hot chips from the bag at the beach
17. Walked/climbed over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

18. Used an outside dunny, and checked under the seat before sitting down
19. Seen Chloe in Young & Jackson's.
20. Slept on an overnight train or bus.
21. Been to Sydney's Mardi Gras
22. Have gone bush-bashing
23. Taken a sickie

24. Been to see a game of Aussie Rules football
25. Have seen wild camels
26. Gone skinny dipping.
27. Had a Tim Tam Slam
28. Ridden in a tram in Melbourne
29. Been at an ANZAC day Dawn Service.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Held a wombat
32. Been on a roadtrip of 800km or more

33. Seen the Great Australian Bight in person
34. Had a really bad sunburn
35. Visited an aboriginal community
36. Seen a redback spider
37. Have watched Paul Hogan

38. Seen Blue Poles in person
39. Wandered barefoot in the bush/outback - no way! My feet can't take walking on the footpath with no shoes!
40. Eaten Vegemite
41. Thrown a boomerang

42. Seen the Kimberleys -from the air.
43. Given a hitch-hiker a lift
44. Been to Perth
45. Have tried Lemon, Lime and Bitters

46. Tried playing a didgeridoo
47. Seen dinosaur footprints
48. Eaten Tim Tams
49. Been to Darwin - can now boast this from my trip earlier this year.  It's an interesting place, though I doubt I'd ever go back there.
50. Touched a kangaroo

51. Visted the Great Barrier Reef
52. Listened to Kevin Bloody Wilson - on telly.
53. Killed a Cane Toad
54. Gone to a drive-in theatre
55. Have read and own books by Australian authors - doesn't everyone!
56. Visited Adelaide
57. Know the story behind "Eternity"
58. Been camping
59. Visited Brisbane
60. Been in an outback pub
61. Know what the term "Waltzing Matilda" actually means
62. Gone whale watching.
63. Listened to Slim Dusty - Dad likes him.  I'm not a fan, but I've heard the CDs at mum and dads.
64. Own five or more Australian movies or TV series
65. Sang along to Down Under
66. Have stopped specifically to look at an historic marker by the side of the road.
67. Eaten a 4'n'20 pie
68. Surfed at Bondi
69. Watched the cricket on Boxing Day - a bit, but I'm not hugely into it. 
70. Visited Hobart
71. Eaten kangaroo
72. Seen a quokka
73. Visited Canberra

74. Visited rainforests
75. Used a Victa lawnmower - Lawnmovers and me don't mix.
76. Travelled on a tram in Adelaide
78. Used a Hills hoist
79. Visited Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
80. Used native Australian plants in cooking
81. Visited the snow (Tasmanian snow)
82. Chosen a side in Holden VS Ford
83. Visited the desert - no, but I want to.
84. Been water skiing
85. Read The Phantom
86. Visited Parliament House
87. Gone spotlighting or pig-shooting
88. Crossed the Nullarbor - in a plane only.
89. Avoided swimming in areas because of crocodiles - well sorta in Darwin
90. Listened to AC/DC.

91. Called someone a dag
92. Voted in a Federal Election
93. Have been swimming and stayed between the flags
94. Had a possum in your roof

95. Visited the outback - I'm not sure what really constitutes this.  I've been to the NT  and some more remote eastern town in WA.
96. Travelled over corrugated roads.
97. Hit a kangaroo while driving
98. Been well outside any mobile phone coverage
99. Seen an emu.
100. Have woken to the smell of bushfires.



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