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Okay, we haven’t even hit July yet, Christmas is a very long way away and yet I am going to talk about Christmas shopping in Australia? Am I nuts? Sure, it’s a good idea not to leave it until Christmas Eve but to get your Christmas shopping organised now would be crazy, wouldn’t it? No, [...]

junk

We don’t much seem to have letterboxes on doors here. Every house I have seen so far has a post box, American-style, normally located just outside the property by the driveway entrance. These post boxes are targets for many flying missiles wrapped in elastic bands. Occasionally, if it looks like rain, these missiles are placed [...]

Doctor

I have a lot to learn about the Australian healthcare system. But I’ll tell you what I do know. As soon as we arrived, we had to register for a “Medicare” card. This card has the appearance of a credit card but doesn’t work in Kmart. I’ll tell you about Kmart another time. We registered [...]