You know you are in Sydney when...
Your co-worker tells you they have 8 body piercings but none are
You make over $100,000 and still can't afford a house.
You take a bus and are shocked at 2 people carrying on a conversation in
You never bother looking at the train schedule because you know the
drivers have never seen it.
You can't remember. is dope illegal?
You have a very strong opinion where your coffee beans are grown and can
taste the difference between Sumatra and Ethiopian.
Getting a really great parking space can move you to tears. (This
happened to me at Manly last week- I still can't get over it!!!)
Your child's 3rd grade teacher has two pierced ears, a nose ring and is
named "Breeze." And, after telling that to a friend, they still need to
ask if the teacher is male or female.
A man walks on the bus in full leather regalia and crotchless chaps.
You don't notice.
You think any guy with a George Clooney haircut must be visiting from
the North Shore.
You spent more money on your coffee machine than on your washing
You spend $400 p. w. for your studio apartment with stunning
harbour/beach views and European appliances; and then spend a total of
40 hours each week there (37 of which you are sleeping).
You contemplate calling a cab from your home to where you managed to
park the car the night before.
You spend 30 minutes in a traffic jam next to a car with more power to
its speakers than its wheels.
You meet friends for coffee at 1am at your local Netcafe/ Laundramat/
Bookstore/ Bar/ Alternative healing centre and go for drinks and pool at
nine in the morning.
You go out each Saturday for breakfast and the paper at 3pm.
You know everyone's e-mail and mobile number but not their last name or
You can roll sushi, make pasta and keep your red curry paste recipe
under lock and key but couldn't roast a chicken to save your life.
Your cab driver was a micro-surgeon before he moved to Australia.