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Old Apr 23rd 2016, 1:03 am   #1
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Wow - where did that time go???

So my anniversary is strictly in July but I will be in Brisbane then attempting to sun myself in the middle of our lovely South Island winter so decided I'd stick this up early.

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- I GOT FULL TIME HOURS! This has made a huge difference to me, it means I get more money, better job security and I feel like I've had a massive pay rise.
- I am playing less Roller Derby than I was. I think the break will be good.
- My Mum and Dad made it to NZ!

Things that I love:
- The weird and hilarious informality of news readers here.
- Understanding Rugby.
- The clear blue skies.
- Hagley Park
- Sumner beach.

Things I do not love at all:
- Big Earthquakes (yes Valentines day I am looking at you)
- Mum and Dad leaving (after visiting)
- The Student Loans company.

I am still renting with some good flatmates. If I keep saving the way I am I will be able to afford my own place in about 2 years which will be awesome. I like that it doesn't seem a question to me that this place I want to buy will be in Christchurch. This city is home for me now and I LOVE seeing it rise from the rubble.
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Old Apr 23rd 2016, 7:36 am   #2
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Glad you're getting on well Laura!

I too love seeing Chch rise up from the ashes! I always take visitors in to the city and love it every time
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Awesome update!
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Its really nice to hear a positive story, I was really starting to panic about our decision to move back after lurking around these parts for a few weeks.

NZ is not perfect by ANY stretch of the imagination but its lovely to hear of someone really finding their groove amongst it all - best wishes for a happy future LauraNotts
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Old Apr 24th 2016, 12:08 am   #5
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Excellent... Are all of the happy peeps coming to Chch or is it Chch that makes us all happy peeps....
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Hey! I'm a happy peep in Wellington!
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Lauranotts is a rare ace person & I love her for her just being her here on BE.

You go girl. You deserve the best of the best.
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You go girl. You deserve the best of the best.
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Steady on now. *blush*
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