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Tips to Overcoming Fear in Social Situations

It’s the holiday season and whether you’re at HOME or at home, you’re bound to be put into uncomfortable situations. Being an expat is similar to being around family you haven’t seen in many years — it seems familiar, yet you … Continue reading

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Membership Has Its Benefits for Buying US Products in Australia

Despite the title, I’m not talking about the American Express slogan. I got roped into going to the new Costco here in Sydney. My brother-in-law was born with the American consumer gene, belying his Chinese-Malaysian heritage. He was one of the … Continue reading

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News Flash: Bananas Down, Petrol Up

Just a lightning quick post today. I couldn’t believe what I read in the article “Banana Prices Set to Drop” by the Herald Sun 19 October 2011, so I had to check it out for myself. I went to the … Continue reading

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