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Catherine Weate: Voice/Dialect Coach

EXPAT FACTOR | Catherine Weate's 20-year love affair with London has seen her working across a diverse range of industries, such as theatre, film, television, radio, education, commerce, law and politics. Most recently she's been busy co-developing The Real Accent App, a new ground breaking tool for learning accents.

Amy Firth Singer Songwriter

Amy Firth – Singer/Songwriter

EXPAT FACTOR | Raised west of Sydney in the cloud-cloaked (and recently bush fire ravaged) villages of the Blue Mountains, Amy Firth is an Australian singer/songwriter living in London. She recently released her second EP on iTunes entitled 'Watchmaker's Daughter'. Amy is also the founder of The Vulnerability Project, which ...

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Jeremy Gask — Racehorse Trainer

EXPAT FACTOR | Jeremy Gask is an Australian Racehorse Trainer from South Australia, now based in England with Horses First Racing. Jeremy was a semi-professional footballer and junior state cricketer before embarking on a horse training career. Having trained over 250 winners in Australia, Jeremy has helped create a top ...

Bowie Jane — Lawyer and Popstar

EXPAT FACTOR | Australian singer/songwriter Bowie Jane is a professionally trained lawyer, with a double degree in Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws. For years she lived a double life, practicing criminal law by day before rushing to gigs at night. Bowie Jane now lives in the UK, and ...

Beltane Fire Festival

EDINBURGH EXPAT | If there is one thing we do too little of in contemporary daily life, it is convulsing our naked, crudely painted bodies around a giant burning sculpture to the sound of aggressively beaten drums.

Keep calm and keep fit

EDINBURGH EXPAT | Consider this statement in the context of Australia and suddenly our reputation as a sporting nation becomes more a matter of logic rather than a testament to our power of will. We spend a lot of time outdoors, because we can.

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Embrace the space, or lack thereof

EDINBURGH EXPAT | Australia was established as a penal colony because there was no space left in the correctional facilities in Britain. Centuries later the lack of space in the UK continues to present challenges, as our Edinburgh Expert is all too aware.

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Festival fever: On Edinburgh Festivals

With the start of the Edinburgh Festival season fast approaching, it's time for our Edinburgh Expat to get to work. On the list is everything from the Science Festival to the Film Festival, the Book Festival through to the Military Tattoo. Topping it all off - the Edinburgh Fringe Festival ...

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Stay classless, Australia

It is hard for an Aussie to live in the UK and not notice the pervasive influence of class, woven into the cultural fabric of English society. Whilst the idea of an Australian classless society may be an 'egalitarian myth' , it is, as CATHERINE BURRELL argues, an important part ...

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