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Strewth Mate! I Come From a Land Down Under

By Mint Mocha Musings @nicoledwebb

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If you’re a regular reader of my ramblings, you probably know I’ve spent a fair bit of my writing time, wearing expat shoes and being quite vocal about the thrills and spills of culture shock – you know – stuff like: what happens when you find yourself catapulted into the arms of another country, anxiously wondering if this is simply a fling or a lasting love affair? 

Well, in answer to that – Hong Kong has me in its clutches, but Australia you’ll always have my heart. (Awwww.)

But on a recent trip back Down Under, it was kind of like running into an ex-boyfriend and finding something that had been so familiar, for so long, was suddenly quite alien. 

I think it’s what they like to call “Reverse Culture Shock.”

Strewth mate! So where the bloody hell are you? To continue reading click here >>>



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