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Stories

Chaos before the Grêmio v Internacional game in Brazil

My wife is from Rio Grande do Sul which has around 11 million passionate football fans who are mad about either Grêmio or Internacional....

Luke Simmons
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Do Not Say This in Japan

I’d just arrived in Japan and was meeting my host family for the first time. After I’d introduced myself, and they’d introduced themselves, we fell into an awkward silence....

Michael Connell
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It's Just a Flesh Wound.

Last year, while doing rural flood damage inspections, I met one of the most Australian men in existence....

Andy Thompson
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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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Coming Out

Ever since I can remember I’ve been attracted to women, mostly cuz guys just put up less of a struggle....

Jennifer Burke
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Getting robbed at knifepoint in Brazil.

It finally happened. After a combined total of 2.5 years living in Brazil, I got robbed last week. Yay....

Luke Simmons
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