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Love and Hate relationship with CityRail

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Train is our number one choice of transportation mode in Sydney.

We have a car, but most of the time, we can't afford the parking fee in the city or near the beach. When we can afford it, we couldn't get the spot. Usually we're not lucky enough.

There is no Sydney bus run directly from the suburb we live, to the city. Well, there is an old Punchbowl bus service (private bus). Just by looking at that tired bus, you know that it's not for you :p

Back to Train. It is so far the most convenience way to go anywhere. It is faster than a car, and way cheaper (if you count the petrol, the car maintenance, and the parking fee). More, we have special fare on Sunday. We can go around Sydney by any public transport for only $2,50 per person. This special fare called Family Sunday Funday only available for family or at least one adult and one children. If you have no children, sorry, have to pay the full fare.

Our girls love the train. Because they have much room to wander around and t…

Help! Big Idea Occupied Me!

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Oh, sh*t!
I've been to a river cruise, a birthday party, an eating out with British friends, a Pakistani wedding since the promise, and no single blog post from me? I am a bullsh*t.

Lemme explain. A big idea hijacked my mind since then and I couldn't let it go. So I did what necessary to make it happened. I need a lot of time to study new things in totally different language. This is tiring, complicated but making me happy. It's just like falling in love with a new guy. No worries, Hubby, this is NOT a new guy, just a new BIG IDEA.

I can't tell you what it is now. Give me a month to deliver. I hope everything running smoothly. Wish me luck!

Write to you soon.Double promise now. *grin*

A.K.

Hello from Sydney

This might be my last year in Sydney.

Which reminds me: I haven't written enough about this lovely city.
The beaches, the food, the neighborhood, the books, the sales, the all-year-round festivals.

So, now that I reclaimed my abandoned blog at blogspot, I'll write more.
Promise!

A.K.