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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  • Refining the fine art of not giving a f*ck 3 weeks ago Warning: This entry contains a lot of profanity. Without asterisks. When I was a teenager, I didn’t give a fuck what people thought of me. Frenemies made fun of me for wearing combat boots (the real deal purchased from a military surplus store) with short, floral dresses. I did not give a fuck...
  • An Introduction to Effective Altruism 3 months ago Most people I know are concerned about the world. Some care deeply about the environment and many are passionate about a variety of social issues. We support crowdfunding campaigns, attend public demonstrations, sign petitions, and generously donate to charity. But how effective are we? I’ve...
  • What's Your Favourite Takeaway? 4 months ago The following post is by Australia votes: our favourite takeaways revealed Pizzerias leading the vote as Australia’s favourite eateries Australia is halfway through voting in the nation’s premier takeaway awards, which attracts tens of thousands of votes from the public every...
  • On Private Health Insurance 4 months ago Last June, shortly after my application for a de facto partner visa subclass 820 was being lodged, I received a bridging visa. That made me eligible for Medicare, which I enrolled in immediately. For my American readers, Medicare is Australia’s publicly funded universal health care scheme. Now...
  • The Road to Residency Part 6: Temp Visa Granted 5 months ago Nearly two years after I began the application process, my temporary visa has finally been granted. Immigration took so long that my visa medical assessment expired. My migrant agent called and informed me I needed to do it again. His office scheduled it with Bupa. It was bad enough the first time... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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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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