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    Christmas in Londinium

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    Chatting with a Saffa at work, we hit on the complicated relationship Antipodeans have with Northern Hemisphere Christmases.

    You see, Christmas belongs here. Traditional Yuletide fare is essentially Western European survival foods: goose, preserved fruits, Christmas pudding (which lasts for …

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    The Gumboot Dilemma

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    If one is to properly attempt mushrooming whilst in Sweden, one is going to need some gumboots.

    Whilst recently in Sweden, I purchased said gumboots from the Swedish equivalent of Walmart. I think this should be called Svalmart, but they …

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    Last of the Summer Tequila

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    Call me a detective, but I have picked up on a number of little signs that winter is approaching. Firstly, I’m sick. Secondly, I bought a massive military-style black coat on the weekend because it suddenly got very cold.

    Also, …

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    A One Year Englandversary

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    It’s one year to the day since we arrived. And everyone I have spoken to has said it feels like SO MUCH LONGER. Because it does. This is because the universe, Gordon Brown and Ben Bernanke have conspired to force …

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