Stumble Down Under

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Stumble Down Under
Cosette was born in Havana, Cuba in 1977, emigrated with family to the United States on the Mariel boatlift in 1980, and grew up in Miami. She met an Australian man. Now is discovering a strange and beautiful new land.
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  • Scenes from the Midsumma Pride March 4 months ago Rainbow flags waved proudly in St. Kilda this weekend. Yesterday was Melbourne’s iconic Midsumma Pride March, which recognises and celebrates Victoria’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex and transgender community. In almost four years of living in Melbourne, I had not attended, but this year I...
  • Australia Day, Invasion Day 4 months ago Isn’t today’s Google Doodle beautiful? For its 2015 Doodle 4 Google competition, Google asked Aussie kids, in years 1-10 to draw a doodle based on the theme “If I could travel back in time I would…” Out of more than 24,000 submissions, this is the National Winner. It’s called Stolen...
  • I read The Happiness Project so you don't have to 5 months ago Ok, that’s not why I read The Happiness Project. I saw it at my local second-hand shop one day for a dollar and it piqued my curiosity. It seemed like one of those frou-frou, feelgood, self-help books, but it wasn’t that bad. I actually liked it and found it insightful. Would I pay $14 for...
  • Hello, 2016 5 months ago Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I had a great year.  In January, I got to go behind the scenes of Strictly Ballroom. In February, I attended the fantastic Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit at the NGV. In June, I (finally) received my temporary residency visa. In August, I attended the...
  • 5 ways you know that Aldi f*cking hates you 6 months ago This hilarious entry from Hugzilla, Five Ways You Know That ALDI Fucking Hates You, perfectly captures how I, and I suspect many others, feel about Aldi. Your first clue that ALDI hates you is right there at the entrance: you need a fucking gold coin to operate their trolleys. This says two things:... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on Stumble Down Under

01:54 AM October 10, 2012

This is a great blog that keeps me entertained with the life in Oz. I love the comparision and contrasts between Oz and the US. It gives me an insight that I would not otherwise have.

03:33 AM October 11, 2012

I love this blog. She's a very thoughtful writer and I like the photos she posts from around Australia.

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