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Sarah Britten

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During the day Sarah Britten is a communication strategist; by night she writes books and blog entries. And sometimes paints. With lipstick. It helps to have insomnia.

Just how safe is Australia anyway?

Bad things can happen anywhere. And they do happen in Australia. Take the case of 54 year old Brian Gilsenan, a Scottish emigrant who was…

Learning not to hate bluegums

Are you a nationalist gardener? Do you plant water-wise indigenous plants representing our diverse and beautiful flora? Plants and nationalism are not a subject that…

The freedom of not having a car

I love the freedom of not having a car. No monthly payments, no ruinous splodges of wonga on the garage card. No insurance, no tracking…

Dipping a toe in the melting pot

Sydney is a city of immigrants. In that respect, it reminds me of London, but with better weather and more attractive scenery. Sometimes I wonder…

This is why I moved to Australia

I never thought I would say this. In fact, there was a time when I regarded anyone who moved to Australia as a traitor, and…