What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

A personal look at what it’s like to live in Melbourne compared to Sydney now that I’ve spent more than a year as a resident in both.* *3 years in Sydney and 1 year in…

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Downsides To Living Overseas – 17 Sad Times For Expats

Downsides To Living Overseas – 17 Sad Times For Expats

I don’t mean to get all morose on you here but I’ve written lots about how much I enjoy living in Australia and have barely touched on the negative times you face when you move…

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And Then We Moved To Melbourne

And Then We Moved To Melbourne

I’m snuggled on the couch, surrounded by all the cushions and art I associate with our home in Sydney and then I look up and, erm, something’s a bit different out the window! Last Thursday…

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Time To Say Goodbye… To Sydney

Time To Say Goodbye… To Sydney

Goodbye bridge, goodbye harbour, goodbye Opera House. Goodbye coastal walks, Bondi brunches, daily dips in the pool. *Gulps* The time has come for us to say to goodbye to Sydney and it’s not something I’m…

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8 Things Melbourne Does Better Than Sydney

8 Things Melbourne Does Better Than Sydney

Sydney is the Australian city that is all so pretty but Melbourne gets one over Sydney when it comes to quality of living. (According to the Economist who voted Melbourne the world’s most liveable city…

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30 Things You Learn When You Move To Australia

30 Things You Learn When You Move To Australia

Since moving to Australia in 2014 I’ve learned that some shiz is really weird in the land Down Under. Here are 30 random things you discover when you move to Australia. 1. A milk bar…

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Things I Forgot About London

Things I Forgot About London

It’s been over two years since I away moved from London and although I’ve been back for the odd day or 2, last month was the first time I stayed for a few days in…

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Expat Diaries: In Which I Develop Aussie Cravings

Expat Diaries: In Which I Develop Aussie Cravings

Something very strange is occurring. My accent and passport may still be British but recently the part of my brain which controls my cravings has gone a little bit Aussie. It started with some toast.…

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Expat Diaries: I Still Have Much To Learn About Living In Sydney

Expat Diaries: I Still Have Much To Learn About Living In Sydney

A friend in Melbourne has just had a bonny new baby so on Monday I took a little stroll to the post office. (Or Post Shop as it says on the sign, in a way that…

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Work, Weddings, Visas And Why I Ran Away To Bali!

Work, Weddings, Visas And Why I Ran Away To Bali!

The impromptu trip I took to Bali the other week was bliss in more ways than one. Not only did I love playing the role of ‘digital nomad’ in Canggu and Ubud but I’ve loved…

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