I have just stumbled across this fascinating diary of an Aussie (namely Sue Mercer) who me and Darren met in Sept.
The diary is a bit back to front but stick with it as it's brilliant reading and tells it how it is.
She sounds familar to me as well. I was giving a quotation to an Aussie who got mugged and she was spending time in and out of police stations. Have not had time to go through the diary. Is it the same person?
I am Bulgarian and I thought that the diary was very truthful and quite positive. The negatives that she mentions - burocracy and unprofessional tradesmen - are facts of life and the sooner we admit to them the sooner they will be fixed. No point in hiding our heads in the sand.