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Tips For Newcomers to Australia

If you are moving to Australia, welcome!  We moved to Australia in 2007 from the UK. 2018 finds us travelling full-time but we’re officially based in Queensland, we still own our house there. We want to put more information on our blog for wannabe immigrants and expats, we have lots of useful info to share. …

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Port Douglas: Leaving it Behind.

This is my last week in Port Douglas, Queensland. Regular readers will know we are British expats and have been living in paradise here for almost six years. They will also know that it hasn’t always been paradise for me. I suffered badly with culture shock and found it hard to adjust. But goodbye Port Douglas, hello new adventure, …

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Gardening In The Tropics

I’m no expert on gardening in the tropics, I’ve lived here for 5 years, in tropical Queensland,  I’m a British expat in Australia, I’ve made plenty of gardening mistakes, but I’m starting to see some good results in the tropical food garden. Check out our tomato crop. Until a few years ago I lived in …

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Living in Port Douglas.

This post was written and titled “Living in Port Douglas” when we were planning our great escape. We lived in Port Douglas. we owned, still own, a beautiful house there, but we left to travel the world. We’ve been travelling a very long time now, that’s just how things worked out, and we have never …

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