Hitting home: How’s the serenity in Australia?

Seeing the beauty of Australia through the eyes of a tourist, or the naivety and innocence of a Darryl Kerrigan, is just one of the many great lessons you learn from living overseas.

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10 things you will miss about London after you leave

Home is beckoning and you are ready to pack up and leave. Before you do, think about all the things you’re going to miss about London and make the most of the time you have left.

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Nine months on and the world has changed

LIFE AFTER LONDON | Nine months. That’s how long it takes for a fetus to grow into a baby that is ready to leave the womb. It’s also the title of a 90s rom-com featuring Hugh Grant.

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Please move down inside the tram!

LIFE AFTER LONDON | When the tram pulls up, the doors open. The stairs are crowded with people. You step up and shuffle your way into the tiny space the stair dwellers have made for you.

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Hold onto your coats! Australia’s colder than you remember

LIFE AFTER LONDON | If you’re having indulgent visions of leaving the UK before the miserable, dark, icy winter sets in and coming back to Australia’s bright and sunny days … stop. Australia is not as warm as you remember.

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Cheers to London and its boozy ways

LIFE AFTER LONDON | When I moved to the UK my alcohol intake dramatically increased. In turn, my consumption of late-night kebabs also skyrocketed, while the number of workouts I did each week plummeted to an all time low.

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You just can’t beat an Aussie bush bash

LIFE AFTER LONDON | Albury, you’ve outdone London. I never thought I’d utter these words. But surprisingly it’s true.

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This is a kangaroo. Wait, is it a wallaby?

LIFE AFTER LONDON | It’s suddenly dawned on me is that I’m an uneducated Australian who spent two years drowning out her Australian knowledge with beer and long flights on the other side of the world.

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Learning to speak grown-up

LIFE AFTER LONDON | I was only in London for two years, but that was long enough for most of my friends to learn some or all of the following grown-up words: mortgage, children and marriage.

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Making the old things new again in Australia

LIFE AFTER LONDON | It’s been two months since I moved back to Australia but I’ve already noticed a couple of changes in myself.

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