London is mean, but for some reason I can’t leave

GIRL ABOUT LONDON | It’s a big, bad, proper city after all; just try not turning into too much of a London jerk while you’re at it.

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Boris Johnson backs push for more Australians to live and work in the UK

London mayor gives full support to new report urging changes to Britain’s visa regime in order to harness the “energy and optimism” of Australia and other Commonwealth nations.

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Winter IS coming, London

HONEYMOONING NOMAD | Guess what, dear reader… British Summer Time is over; the clocks have been turned back and all over the city there are clues of what is to come.

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Australian Victoria Cross recipient’s parents accept award from Royals

Parents of Cameron Baird, the Australian soldier who died serving in Afghanistan and was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery, met with Queen, Prince Harry and other award recipients.

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Australian tag teams looking to continue International Cup success

Try Tag Rugby players from all across the capital are set to don their national colours, make a heap of new friends and enjoy a brilliant after-party.

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Appeal to keep Australian Olympic volleyballer in England

English amateur volleyball team needs financial help to keep Aussie Olympian, Aden Tutton.

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Untangling a traveller’s disordered eating

FROM THE HOMEFRONT I When living overseas, there’s an inflated pressure to balance the beauty myth with the burst of lifestyle change you’ve flown into and I fell for it, hard.

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Getting a life in London isn’t always easy

THE EXPAT MIND | If you have come to London to develop your career and establish a new life for yourself, making progress at first, be that socially or professionally, can be tough. Thankfully, though, living here is rarely boring.

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Being poor in London is one of life’s richest experiences

GIRL ABOUT LONDON | Career isn’t everything and stuff isn’t all that important when you are travelling and having the time of your life

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Six weeks in London house hunting hell

Honeymooning Nomad | At one point we were submitting an offer to rent a property with another London couple who we hadn’t met yet. It was like committing to an arranged marriage without having been on a first date.

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I’m Aussie, but today I’m asked to vote on Scotland’s independence

To my Scottish neighbours and cousins who do have a vote today, all I say is this: vote (or don’t) with whatever combination of heart, gut and head feels right. Oh, and if you do wake up to find yourselves out of the UK, would it be OK if I stayed?

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