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i was very proud of my creation with the coasters...it's hard to make round things stand up!

the lack of updates is symbolic of the lack of activities. christchurch is a bit dead in winter. and being poor makes going out a little difficult. kara, rachel and i usually just spend the evenings hanging around the flat watching bad NZ television or syndicated American television. no matter where you are, one can always find Friends on TV.

i meet my new flatmates/workmates tonight. kara and rachel are heading back up to Auckland today, then back to the promise land tomorrow.

i've been slowly starting to plan my southeast asian adventures. why is Brunei so damn expensive? i'm looking to head out october/november. i think i've settled on two volunteer projects, one in Sri Lanka and one in Cambodia.

wondering where the 8 ball went...it was an intense conversation
i should be buying my tickets in the next month. at the moment i'm looking into the lovely immunizations i'll need and how to go about paying for them. i'm pretty sure i'll be getting vaccinated against malaria, typhoid fever, and hep A... it's expensive though!

anywho, here's some pictures from our last "outting" in christchurch together. kara is quite a big fan of Harry Potter, so we went to the premier this past wednesday (i fell asleep briefly...it's a REALLY long movie), then out on the (deserted) town. down south, around 9-10pm there was a big earthquake off the shore. it would probably explain the weird rocking movement i felt during the movie, which i originally wrote off as vibrations from the sound system or random dizziness. the quake was a 7.8, but thankfully no one was hurt. apparantly, for about an hour, there was a tsunami warning, but it was downgraded and everything was fine. but that was the biggest quake the area has had since the '30s.

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i was very proud of my creation wi…
i was very proud of my creation w…
wondering where the 8 ball went...…
wondering where the 8 ball went..…
sorry its a bit blurry. my camera…
sorry it's a bit blurry. my camer…
me and kara
me and kara
me and rachel
me and rachel
everyone was very amused by my mak…
everyone was very amused by my ma…
rachel, me, kara, and steve (from …
rachel, me, kara, and steve (from…
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