Now this is a thread just so everyone can talk about their hometown and where they grew up! Who knows, long lost buddies or neighbours might find themselves on here!!
Ok, well I grew up in St Clair. For those of you who don't know where that is, it's about 15 minutes South West of Penrith, NSW! I went to Banks Public School, and made friends with a girl, Nicole, whom I am still best friends with today! Then Mum didn't want me going to the public high school because of it's bad reputation, so she sent me to Emmaus Catholic College. We aren't even Catholic but there you go. I went there for a year and made 2 great friends, Sarah and Renee. Then one day mum told me we were moving to the Blue Mountains. I was upset because I didn't want to leave the 3 best friends I had ever had! Once we moved, we started renting a place in Faulconbridge whilst building a house in Valley Heights. Mum was tossing up between sending me to Winmalee High or Springwood High. I managed to convince her to send me to Springwood High I started there after the Easter Holidays and I couldn't have been more nervous. I was tiny as well! Not sure how tall, but this might give you a better idea, I was 12 years old and I weighed 33kg's!
Whilst sitting outside the office, these two girls ran past screaming and laughing and I thought to myself .. 'oh god .. this place has freaks'. And they ended up being the girls who showed me around the school, and I have been friends with them ever since! When I was 15 we moved into the house we finally finished building at Valley Heights! It was a 3 tri-level, wooden house and I loved it! Then not long after that, we started building in Woodford. At this stage I was going insane from all the packing and unpacking
Then, after I finished my HSC we moved into the house at Woodford. This house was better for me, because being a Grade A Klutz, there were no stairs for me to fall down or up! It's been almost 3 years since we moved in there, and thank goodness, we aren't planning on building again for a long time!! Oh, and I am still friends with Nicole, Sarah and Renee, and we still catch up, despite the distance