Europe

London Seasons

After a decade of Brisbane’s year round comfortable climate, I was looking forward to watching the seasons change and London didn't disappoint. (more…...

Chips vs Crisps

From an early age, children learn to associate a particular packet colour with a particular flavour of potato chip. In Australia, regardless of whether I wanted...

Protests and Riots

One of the things that has surprised me most during our 3 years in London is the frequency of protests escalating into violence. The stereotype of the patiently...

Slang

There is a large overlap in Australian and British slang due to Australia's British heritage and exposure to BBC television programs such as Are You Being Serve...

Dublin

We took advantage of the last public holiday of the summer and joined friends for a long weekend in Dublin. We flew with Aer Lingus, the cabin crew greeted us w...