Boxes, cupboards, drawers, you name it: I have a sore throat and feel as though my head is stuffed with tissue paper - I need to sort.
The receipts from furniture bought when we first arrived in the Canadian city: the sofa receipt - bought before we really understood Sales Tax, and that it wasn't included on the ticket price. When it came to paying we very much understood - as 15% of a price of a new sofa is quite noticeable!
Paper receipts for Medicare, as an interim solution whilst waiting for the proper cards to arrive in the post. We drove quite a bit out of town to register for Medicare. It took a whole morning. It wasn't until I was helping others register that I realized there was one a ten-minute bus ride away in the city centre.
We learnt to always check when entering into a phone contract there is a quick and easy escape plan. Whatever the language - this needs to be clear. Also, if they say you can get out, do not simply believe them, it is not always the case.
It was not good at all.
Thinking how cold it was outside - I mean, it was sometimes -5 degrees! And when it got down to -15 degrees one week, thoughts entered our heads why anyone would want to live somewhere that cold...