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Go Team

A large part of Australian culture is sport. Surfing, football, Aussie-rules football, cricket, tennis, rugby, dog racing – there is no sport that Australia is not interested in. However, one of the biggest events of the year is the Melbourne Cup, a three mile horse… Read More

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Experiencing AFL

Australian’s love their sport and I experienced this first hand during my first footy match at Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Initially I was rather confused with the many variations of “footy”, “soccer” and “rugby” but I soon learned that when Australian’s talk about the “footy” they… Read More

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Go Team!

Like at home, sport is a big part of Australian culture. AFL, Cricket and Rugby League are some of the most popular games to support. Origin games between New South Wales and Queensland are big events in the sporting calendar, and AFL games frequently take… Read More

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Allez Les Bleu!

There is no better way to soak up the true French spirit than in their home stadium filled with 78,000 French all cheering their beloved Bleus to victory in the first round of the Six Nations Rugby. The only downside? They were playing Scotland! Although… Read More

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Fun in -35 °C

Canada is a cold place. As I type this, it is currently -35 degrees Celsius outside. As soon as you go outside, you cough, your cheeks turn numb and your snot freezes (I know…). My hair has frozen on several occasions, turning into little noodle-like… Read More