an hour ago i was half-dead on my bed with a splitting headache and extreme nausea.
then i swallowed a Panadol Rapid.
it finally kicked in.
i feel like a human being again.
grateful for the wonderful invention which is painkiller! (2)
Eastern suburbs -> old money
North Shore -> new money
Southern line -> upper middle class
Inner west -> middle class
Greater west -> everybody else..
I figured this out after a couple of years in Sydney. Now when I think back to this Chinese girl who was (I think) trying to express her status to me at the start of my first semester I find it funny because I was so new to Sydney I couldn't understand the prestige linked to addresses.
Her: I live in North Sydney.
Me: Oh, where is it?
Her: You don't know North Sydney? It's a really nice neighbourhood.
Me: Oh, good.
Her: We have harbour views, it's very expensive.
Me: Oh, nice. ((OS: are you trying to tell me something?!