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New Heater

As weather is getting colder by days, we bought this new heater..

It could make flame effect 🙂 beautifuL!

New Heater

New Heater

And also our dinner.. prepared carbonara spaghetti with yummy campbells mushroom soup + lotsa green leaves (rocket salad mix)..
Carbonara Spaghetti

Carbonara Spaghetti

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Home Sweet Home

Looking for a suitable apartment in Sydney is not an easy task nowadays. Due to the shortage of housing in Sydney, it is hard to rent a suitable apartment at suitable rate in suitable area. When we first arrived in Sydney, we spent few weeks looking for a suitable long-term accomodation. 

We preferred a one-bedroom apartment over studio apartment as we are going to cook. We all know that chinese cooking in a small space is disasterous!! We also established our need to stay near Ethan’s workplace to save transportation and so that he can reach home early every night to accompany me. So, our requirements were really simple back then: we would like to find a one bedroom apartment within walking distance to Ethan’s company which must be clean and safe. It doesn’t sound too much to us. But it was not an easy task at all in North Sydney. We viewed about 10 houses and submitted 4 applications. See tha map below:

NORTH SYDNEY 

We viewed all the purple dots and finally we found the place on Shirley Road, the red dot. The red line connects our place to Ethan’s workplace.

Finally we got this house which we are quite satisfied. The house is good from all aspect except that it doesn’t come with a car space and it doesn’t have built-in wardrobe like all other places (:P).

Then we went to IKEA to buy furniture. We had to assembled all components ourselves as this is the essence of IKEA! It is not as simple as it seems! But we got through the process! We also have to buy all the electrical appliances! Let me show you guys the outcome:

The living area: simple sofa, simple coffee table which serves as our dining table as well and a tv. (more…)

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