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Tacky Light Tour

Richmond goes all out with Christmas lights. Someone compiles the most extravagant displays online as the Tacky Light Tour . Those who deck their lawns like this willingly submit their homes to tour buses of twenty-somethings who have had a little too much to drink and caravans of young families. 206 more words

I’m writing to exorcise a demon before I go to bed tonight

I’m writing to exorcise a demon before I go to bed tonight. Not a literal demon of course. What I mean is I feel the need to make a confession before I can sleep. 746 more words

Written By Tamie

EU-Japan EPA: Japan and EU settle trade pact, aim for 2019 start !!

Good news, at last !!!

Japan and the European Union wrapped up negotiations Friday (Decembre 8, 2017) on a far-reaching economic partnership agreement that would encompass about 40% of the value of global trade.  171 more words


Post Of The Week - Saturday 2nd December, 2017

1) All In The Mind

Two good things from All In The Mind this week. Firstly, there was a report on a scheme to make the films of the lives of people with dementia. 371 more words

Addictive Behaviour

International work experience - is it valued in Australia?

I have been feeling quite ambivalent lately about the value of my experience gained working overseas.  I get the feeling that perhaps Australia is lagging a little behind in appreciating the value of an employee’s exposure to other cultures, work environments and challenges. 261 more words

Moving To Australia


Published by Sarah Curtis

We talk a lot about cultural differences; identifying them, observing them, trying to work around them.  Trying to discover common ground and to use these as a basis for a working relationship can often be a more positive approach in a cross-cultural environment.

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Thanksgiving, Visitors, and Aix-en-Provence

Thanksgiving, that most American of holidays, has come and gone. And here I am still abroad.

But that didn’t stop me from celebrating in style! 513 more words