Archive for March, 2007

An interesting day

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Today I did two interesting things: 1. I helped physically install a Sun Fire X4600 Server with 8 dual core Opterons and 32GB of RAM. I can’t describe the beauty of Sun hardware 🙂 2. I cooked for myself today and for the first time since I arrived in Australia I had a meal after […]

Today I meet my Supervisor

Monday, March 26th, 2007

I will be meeting my supervisor in about 3 hours. I will also see about my enrollment procedures. Hope it all goes well. I had arranged to see a 2nd hand bike today and was planning to buy it unless there was something wrong with it. I got an email a while ago from the […]

If you are thinking of comming to Australia

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

Here is a link that saved my life 🙂 Hall Foods in Canberra Finding Halal food is one of the biggest concerns for Muslims and I was really lost before I stumbled on the ANU Muslim Association (ANUMA) website. another good link is (The Canberra Islamic Center).

Australia is expensive

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Today I went to the closest mall (Canberra City Center) and visited Target. I expected Target to be Australia’s Wallmart. To my surprise it was in general more expensive that SuperBarn (I had never heard of it before). Next to SuperBarn was a fruit and vegetable shop so I went to see how much fruit […]

A big change

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

It has been so long since I last blogged. So many things have changed since then. The biggest change is that I changed continents 🙂 I actually moved from Africa (Egypt) to Australia. I am at the Australian National University getting my Masters degree. The trip itself was a big event. It took me about […]