Having passed my one year anniversary here in Oz, things are beginning to repeat themselves. No, I’m not feeling part of the whole experience or at home in this great country (yet) but slowly some familiarity is creeping in.
This Sunday for example is the
Now, regarding the title of this entry: The Melbourne Cup! This is such a big deal here that the State of
Every race track in
Yesterday, we received a memo regarding the event. Basically, we were invited to participate in the Sweeps put on by the engineering firm we’re associated. I’m not sure exactly how it works, but it’s similar to the football pools found in most
Pictures to follow (in Part Deux-the Dis-function) if I manage to get some good (and appropriate) ones.