We slept through from 8:30pm till the Sunday morning 10:30am. I was surprised that I didn’t even wake up once in the middle. I felt that it was the best sleep that I had ever got in the past 6 weeks. My husband felt the same way. Comparing to my Mom & Dad’s king size bed, I love my queen bed better. Our mattress maybe is not as good as theirs, but it’s softer and more welcoming to an exhausted body, and it’s not like a hump
For some reason, I felt my parents’ bed is higher in the middle than the four edges, so I always had a feeling that I was going to glide down if I sleep close to the edge of the bed.
The overnight flight was always awful as it is supposed to be. It felt like living in a jail. Whichever the position I chose, it just made me feel worse. I am not very sure if I had ever fallen asleep, but I do remember my legs went numb for a time. The way to China is always much more pleasant than the way to Australia. There is no way you can avoid overnight flight from China to Australia, as all the flights depart in the evening or night time, and arrive in the early morning or before lunch time.
To be honest, I am glad to be back here. After six and half weeks travelling around, I was looking forward a bit of cold fresh air and less density of spaces. I wondrered on the plane if I could speak English again, and I imagined how I would cope in my own kitchen cooking things in my own way.
I ‘ve got a strange feeling about everything I do, the every move that I had in the house. Everthing looks familiar but different. Our place looks extremely clean and neat, which even goes beyond my expectation. Was it just me or I did clean and keep the house clean like that? I can still cook right, even I was told by my family that I was a bit of too “fat” and need to loss some weight. I think I am going to do it Chinese girls’ figures make me feel really bad:-( I did the Fyshwick shopping and had been to Aldi as well. The car had a little battery problem, but with the jumper leads, everything is fine now.
Now no matter I like it or not, everything seems back to normal without me paying extra effort. It feels a bit of emptyness in the heart because there is no such hillarious things going on anymore, no shopping, no eating out, no spending money as such….
It’s a big contrast, but I told myself, “the day I finish the journey is not that “the end of the world”. It’s actually the day I start to plan a new journey and prepare for it.” So, no worries! I just turned a new page, and all I need to do is to start to save money for the next trip