Happy queuing!

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Something we discovered Australians seems to like a lot is queuing up. It doesn’t matter where, in the supermarket, in front of the bathroom or in front of a pub. It also doesn’t matter how long the queue is… (read more)

In which direction does the water run down the bathtub - 2nd part

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As stated in our earlier report about the Coriolis Force in Australia we couldn't find out in which direction the water runs down the sink in Australia. In our house in Perth... (read more)

Australian table manners

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Manners are a difficult thing. Everyone defines manners differently, everyone is brought up differently and manners vary from country to country. This is also true for Australia. (read more)

Very friendly Australians

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This time I want to report about the Australian friendliness. For Australians it seems to be quite easy and normal to be friendly to strangers. Maybe it strikes us as unusual because we are used … (read more)

AFL - 2005 Grand Final finally at an end

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To mark the occasion I want to report shortly about the Grand Final of the Australian Football yesterday. As we had written before, all Australians love Australian Football. Therefore it (read more)

Coriolis Force in Australia

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In which direction runs the water down the sink in Australia? A often asked question…. (read more)

Call from the dentist

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Here in Australia they have this very handy habit of calling you, if you have an appointment with someone. (read more)

Australian Football

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Australian football is one of the most popular sports in Australia. And it’s also a very weird sport… (read more)

Grid vs. lined paper

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I am always surprised when I discover that things, which are totally normal in the everyday life in Vienna, are simply not common or not known in Australia. One of these things is… (read more)

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