Vietnam's Currency So, what is it? What does it look like? And how do you get it? Well, hopefully, this post will help you to understand the money situation in Vietnam. Hopefully it will also clear up a few ‘myths’, or perhaps, misconceptions, about the best way to go about paying for things in … Continue reading Vietnam Currency and Money – How and why….
So, do you need one? Short answer – Probably. Longer answer – Probably, but maybe not. So, which is it? And if that’s not confusing enough, if you do need a visa, where are you going to get it from? Yep, even that isn’t as straight forward as you’d think it would be. Oh well, … Continue reading Vietnam Visas – How to….
2017 - A Year in the Life.... (cont...) Tuesday 19 September Apparently it’s a tear in the medial ligament. And it requires surgery. The season that just keeps on giving…. The Oakleigh doctor will speak to a couple of surgeons today to get the process going as soon as possible. I suppose there’s never … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 7
2017 - A Year in the Life.... (cont...) Thursday 17 August So, on Monday night he was told by the physio that they would make a decision on whether he would play this weekend, on Thursday night. He rocked up to training tonight, and before he’d even stepped out on the ground, one of … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 6
2017 - A Year in the Life.... (cont...) Wednesday 5 July – Vic Metro vs Allies at Kadinia Park So yep, he’s in. Starting on the ground, and playing down back. Has been told to not be afraid to take it on; be more attacking. Good, although I’m not sure how much opportunity he’ll … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 5
2017 - A Year in the Life.... (cont...) Tuesday 13 June Tonight’s the night. The night when he finds out if he’s playing in Game one, against Western Australia in Perth on Sunday. Yep, Sunday. Which means a Saturday morning flight, followed by a Sunday night return flight. Nice to be given plenty of … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 4
2017 - A Year in the Life.... (cont...) 14 May – Round 7, Dandenong at Dandenong Four and two, against Dandenong who were three and three. I hoped for a win, but I wasn’t sure the boys could do it. Thought it was perhaps a 50/50 game. They won by 15 goals. See, what … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 3
2017 - A Year in the life.... (cont...) 26 March – Round 1, Sandringham at Princes Park Finally, it’s here. It’s funny, I’ve never looked forward so much to a football season starting. The result – not good. A nine goal loss. Could have been worse. Perhaps should have been worse…. Sandringham are too … Continue reading Football Diary – Part 2
2-3 November - Kuala Lumpur - Melbourne A sleep in, of sorts. Up about 8.00am, but don’t actually get downstairs till a bit after 9.00am. The combination of a big month, as well as trying to work up the courage to face our last day, perhaps. And maybe that’s the problem; too many ‘lasts’, … Continue reading Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 32
1 November - Hanoi - Kuala Lumpur Alarm goes off at 6.00am. Well, it would have, had I not woken up ten minutes earlier. The realisation then kicks in; it’s here. The day that we leave Vietnam, has arrived. I hate that. A quick pack up, and we’re downstairs by 6.30am. The car is … Continue reading Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 31