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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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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Popping your London dating cherry

MAN ABOUT LONDON: Changing your dating attitude and habits can be important after a change of scenery.

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

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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London crowned world’s most expensive city

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city and is twice as expensive as Sydney, due mostly to rising rent and employee costs.

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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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New UK visa for Australian migrants in the works

A new visa deal which aims to revise the UK government’s immigration policies for Australians is currently in the works. Under the new law, more Australians could be allowed to live and work in the UK as early as from 2015.

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There’s no place like home, but where is home now?

THE EXPAT MIND | Do Aussies who venture over to the UK to live, do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia and they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might fit in better or belong?

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Australian job seekers may benefit from new UK visa deal

‘Unintended’ British visa regulations that have had a limiting effect on Australians looking for employment in Britain might soon be altered.

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