By Angela J Dawson
1988. Manchester. clean out of faculty with a backpack and a visa, who is familiar with what the 12 months will bring?
Except i've got a aircraft price tag and a 20 hour flight sooner than me. vacation spot: Australia.
Within weeks of vacationing down the east coast, my cash are dwindling; yet I quickly discover a task, or even larger, it comes with provided lodging. existence is a rebel with the resident scholar Nurses. dwelling in medical institution digs is all approximately overdue nights and pub bands, dodging the Supervisors and hiding illicit boyfriends. Tasmania turns out the fitting domestic, and the precise position to see-out my year.
But December brings whatever unexpected.
A reasonable haired busker. An acoustic guitar. an opportunity encounter.
On Christmas Eve, inside of weeks of my visa expiring, I meet Mark. what is unusual is that i am yes i have met him sooner than. there is something favourite approximately him, and that i quickly discover that i have been hearing his voice for the final 6 months. he is a emerging megastar within the neighborhood track scene, and resides in Melbourne with the remainder of his band, The Fish John West Reject.
The countdown has began in the direction of my departure date, but i cannot forget about what my middle is telling me. every thing has replaced. Now i've got a compelling cause to stick. yet will I manage to? it will be challenging adequate to depart my pals, yet how am i able to stroll clear of the boy who has captured my heart?
What could you do when you met your old flame 15,000 km from home?
This is a very Australian romance, with a backdrop of brilliant landscapes, excellent shores and unending sunshine. in response to actual occasions, areas, and stories of the time I spent with Mark and The Fish John West Reject, it is a non-fiction account of friendship, track and falling in love. With their self-styled 'acoustic rock thrashabilly' this can be the tale of a bit band on their method to the head. it really is boy meets lady, with an awesome soundtrack. when you think in windfall and destiny, and take note these uncomplicated beginnings, you are going to relate to the woman who's attempting to make her method on the planet, and looking for a home.
Readers who take pleasure in reminiscing approximately Melbourne within the 90's will take pleasure in a retrospective examine these days whilst the area was once huge, and we purely had domestic phones.
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Like Two Mexicans Dancing by Angela J Dawson