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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Brexit: To fulfill a dream, I might have lost my home

Australian author JAMES MAXWELL says if Britain leaves the EU he may be forced to leave his London home.

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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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UK permanent residence: changes in the way continuous period is calculated

The Home Office recently made changes to the manner in which continuous period in the UK is calculated for Indefinite Leave To Remain visas. How does it affect you?

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When Londoners come out of winter’s shadow, they actually have a sunny disposition

I’ve met my fair share of stereotypically conservative, whingeing, grumpy Brits. You know the ones. But sunny days are ahead…

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In Britain, there’s a few words an Aussie needs to get right

I’d managed to negotiate the fruit and vegetable aisle – where capsicums are peppers, eggplants are aubergines, mandarins are clementines or satsumas, snow peas are mange tout and zucchini are courgettes – but earned ‘The Look’ at the checkout when I asked for ‘cash out’.

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The Australia vs Austria epic fail

You had a whopping big typo on the front page of your CV, you illiterate peasant. Go back to convict country!

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Posh English boys are in another league entirely

A look at those at the self-appointed apex of English social hierarchy: posh boys. They are quite different from the Aussie posh bloke.

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London couples heaven can be hell for the single woman

When I moved to London, a city where one does not need to sit at home in a onesie, Bridget Jones style, swilling red wine from a schooner glass and instead celebrating the state of singledom with half-price drinks and speed-dating, I didn’t expect to continue to be surrounded by couples.

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A sorry tale of London sharehouse hunting nightmare

Whether you are on your first or twenty-first London sharehouse-hunt, you will know this sad story all too well.

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Tips for nailing that big London job interview

Essential advice for your interview to help you secure that top job in London.

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UK immigration shouldn’t be a birth lottery for Aussies

Australians feel they are part of a unique family which the UK is the heart of, so it would be nice to be recognised for that.

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Top 5 reasons why Australians move to the UK

There are many reasons we come to the UK, with London in particular having a great deal to offer talented young Aussies full of gumption and romance.

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