An expat’s joy: discovering English cuisine is actually pretty damn great

Whilst some would consider the term ‘English cuisine’ an oxymoron, I disagree. I think the British have mastered simple comfort food. And how about the pub Sunday roast.

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Aussie life is simply better than ours in the UK. And don’t you lot just know it

The quality of life seems to be far superior over there on the other side of the world. So why don’t all we Britons move into all that open space and indulge in the Australian lifestyle? Typically, we can’t be arsed.

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Romance on the Tube? Looking for Mr Right, not Mr Right Now

Where is ‘Mr. Right’? Could it be the guy you play ping-pong eyes with every morning on your way to work, awkwardly avoiding eye contact for longer than five seconds? Or is he just Mr Right Now?

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There’s always one weirdo living in your London house

When you live in a London houseshare packed with a motley crew of expats, you’re bound to end up with at least one oddball in the mix.

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UK Biometric Residence Permits: all you need to know

Many people are confused and in doubt about the exact purpose, process, and eligibility of the UK Biometric Residence Permits or BRP’s as they are often known.

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How well do Aussie expats integrate into London life?

OK, yes we do tend to hang out together in London, a lot. But there’s a good reason for it and the fact of the matter is most Australian expats are open-minded professionals who give back to their adopted society as much as they take out.

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Who parties loudest and hardest in London, Aussies or Kiwis?

I am a huge fan of utter debauchery. But, come on… People in glass houses, and all that.

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Dreaming of that London Tube ‘sliding doors’ moment

I will be standing behind that yellow line, minding that gap and hoping that one day I have my very own perfect Paltrow fantasy.

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London chills your charity giving heart. Travellers and chuggers, beware!

To all you charity chuggers out there, It’s nothing you have done wrong. It is not you, it’s me… and it was London.

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Saying goodbye to friends is a part of living in London you’ll just have to get used to

London expat lives expire. The friendships that grow along the way don’t have to fade, but sometimes they do.

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21 ways an Aussie expat can tell they’re becoming British

Work out if you’ve made the transition from Aussie ocker to English blue blood with this essential expat’s checklist.

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UK will adopt Australian points-based immigration, Brexit proponents say

Leave campaign advocates “non-discriminatory” skills and language assessment of migrants to Britain.

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Aussie supply teachers living the dream in the UK

“Not only am I enjoying my teaching but I also have the chance to travel Europe on the long weekends and in school breaks. I often have to pinch myself about how incredibly lucky I am to be undergoing this stage in my career and life.”

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Brexit referendum outcome will affect not only your life, but also those of your loved ones back home, says Swire

BREXIT VOTE: “Whatever side you come down on, the most important thing is that you have your say. Don’t miss the opportunity to vote in this historic moment.” – Minister of State for the Commonwealth urges expats to register and have their say on 23 June.

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How much should you reveal about yourself in a London ‘room to rent’ ad?

I strategically forgot the bit about hubby leaving his shoes in the middle of the doorway, and that he is an Aussie Arsenal supporter who can scull a beer in less than 30 seconds.

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