Bogy and Delly — An Aussie will win an NBA title, again!

Bogy and Delly — An Aussie will win an NBA title, again!

The NBA Finals are set.  I don’t know who will win, but I do know that for the 2nd straight year, and Australian will be hoisting the championship trophy.  Last year there were 2 — Patty Mills and Aaron Baynes of the San Antonio ...

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Say what?  Odd Aussie pronunciations

Say what? Odd Aussie pronunciations

Recently I was driving my kids to school when I heard an advertisement (hey, come to think of it, that is another one!) on the radio that made me cringe.  It also made me think of all the words I hear Aussies say that sound so strange to me. ...

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Random Thoughts on a USA visit

Random Thoughts on a USA visit

  If you’ve been following my posts, you know its been a while since I’ve added anything.  That is, in part, due to a trip we took back over to the USA.  Every time I go, I am struck by the effect living overseas has had on me ...

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I watched cricket!!

I watched cricket!!

  Things have really changed. When I first moved to Australia, I decided to watch cricket on TV – everyone else did. And isn’t it the Australian (and other country’s as well) version of baseball? I like baseball, so I figured I should check ...

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My favorite (favourite?) Aussie terms

My favorite (favourite?) Aussie terms

I think it was George Bernard Shaw who once said that America and Britain were “Two countries separated by a common language”. I’ve lived in Australia a while, and the same can be said about America and Australia. Though I must say that ...

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Am I going to die here?

Am I going to die here?

My phone rang on a September morning many years ago. I answered. It was my wife. “What do you think of Sydney?”   “Australia?” I asked.   Of course she meant Australia – we were not about to move to Nebraska after all.   That was the ...

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