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Who said Brazilians take their football seriously...

While living in Brazil, an opportunity came up to head along to watch Grêmio play a crucial away fixture against Internacional - their fierce inner-city rival. It sounded like fun......

Luke Simmons
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That is Not a French Martini

On a recent short cruise from Sydney to Moreton Island with my sister, I encouraged her to try my latest alcohol beverage a French Martini prior to our evening meal on the first day of cruising....

Lorraine Penn
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Cool Handling in a Crisis Situation

In June 2018, my wife (Camila) and 2 year old boy returned to Porto Alegre to visit family and friends....

Luke Simmons
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Bastards Charity

I, um ...urgh! caugh ...I used to be a teenager a long time ago, and I was a prick. And my buddies and I made this fake sponsor form for a non-exi...

Christopher Jordan
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When I'm Sixty Four

When I get older losing my hair, many years from now... the opening line of When I'm Sixty four. The line "many years from now" seemed such a long time away in 1967....

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Your Mum Has What?!

Two weeks back, my 4 year old (Harvey) got told about the Carona Virus at kindy. It really struck a cord with him because he came home and asked Mum and I all about it....

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