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Christmas around the world – New South Wales

"I've now spent Christmas in Aus for twenty-four, out of a possible twenty-six years of living here. Every year it's the same, the feeling of surprise when hearing the first Christmas carols while shopping, around the beginning of November. I don't think I'll ever get accustomed to hot sunny days and Christmas celebrations." Sydney Sue describes the New South Wales Christmas experience.

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British Expat Newsletter:
15 December 2004

This week: Christmas trees - not that great if you care about the planet, according to BE gardening expert Mike Clark.

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Holly comes out at Christmas!

The problem we have determining the sexes of our hollies goes way beyond the genus Ilex. (cf Holly Aird; Holly Johnson.) I can legitimately use sex as an introduction to the holly. If you think it’s just a headline-grabber, read on and I will justify. So many people come to me with the question, “Why […]

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