Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…grateful to Geraldine for two reasons

One: for saving my life (The world: ‘Grateful?!’).
Two: for giving me the chance to see the world’s biggest jumper.
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…cursed

With all the disasters that seem to be following me, it’s something I’ve thought about a bit. Why do bad things keep happening to the places I visit? Then I wondered why nothing had ever happened to Scotland. I was there for 17 years and I couldn’t think of anything major that went wrong with the place.
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…shaken but not stirred

I’ve been trying to think for ages of a way to make that saying work for my situation, but it really doesn’t.
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…giving out pointless awards

I’m done with Australia, for now (note: that would’ve been a good title), so I’m going to give out some meaningless awards. Meaningless to the winners and to my readers. If you’ve won an award, please feel free to plaster it all over your website. One day these will be loved the world over.
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…done with Tasmania, for now

On a map, Tasmania is about as far down as you can possibly go, it’s a land where devils roam free and the island’s name is an anagram of ‘I am Satan’. The question one has to ask is ‘Is Tasmania hell?’

tasmanian-devils
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…done with Sydney

Much like you supposedly get people who sit firmly on one side of the cat vs dog debate (I’ve never had any preference, so you can tell that this is clearly a well thought out intro), I’ve been told that you get ‘Melbourne people’ and ‘Sydney people’.
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…done with Sutherland

On my recent trip to Asquith, I had to scan the train station boards to find the platform I needed. While doing this, I noticed that there was a train going south to Sutherland, New South Wales, and thought I should probably visit there at some point.

Also reminds me of Lynsey

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