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Life in Australia

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IIt was a lovely day in Hong Kong and I was just about to finish my homework, mum came to me and said she had decided to send me to Australia to study on my own. Traveling overseas by myself was a daunting prospect but I had no choice. I had to give up all the activities I loved in Hong Kong. I was extremely sad but I still felt excited because I knew something special was about to occur and it would also change my whole future. The poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost reflects the situation I was going though. Frost describes his position and situation. Fortunately he had an opportunity to choose which way he could go for but I can not once he took the way, he could not turn back. ...read more.


I started to get angry at my parents making all the decisions for me and I had to follow it regardless. But I still felt sorry for my mum because she was upset and worry sending me to overseas on my own. I had no idea what Australia would be like, the only way for me to know more about Australia was from mum and aunty but they did not really know either. I had been told about Australia was a glassy place with a very strong sun. Searching the net I tried to find out information about Australia. Similarly the poem highlights "then took the other, as just as fair, and having perhaps the better claim", asked people who studying in Australia and tried to got the image about what Australia would be like. ...read more.


So I tried hard to improve my English in class also get a part time job. I have learned lot of skills form my work place chat with customers to help improve my English during this three years. Although I still did not know if this decision is for the best, it has change me a lot during the three and a half years I have been in Brisbane. This period of time has shown me another side of life. In the similar way to the poem "that has made all the difference" relates to my life in Brisbane. This has made me stronger and more determined. Also I had learned how to look after myself. This will be a particular new chapter in my life that will remain and referred by myself in the future. There was no turning back but there will always be thoughts for "The Road Not Taken". ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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