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Taxi Turmoil

Now before I start my scribble I want to kill off any suggestions or mischievous claims that this is in any way intended to be derogatory. It’s a shame I have to say that but I need to be crystal clear.

Sydney taxi drivers. These three words are enough to provoke a barrage of almost spasmodic reactions from us humble consumers.

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Welcome Back, Yours Intensely, London.

Just a few hours after landing from the monster Sydney to London flight I’m sitting on my Nan’s sofa enjoying a cup of tea. Having gone straight from the airport to the Business Design Centre dragging a tonne of conference gear for the next day’s British Medical Journal Fair, I’m physically spent. But the mental journey was just as intense.

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The Real Great Britain

Ever since leaving England, and probably far before that, I became incredibly cynical about the motherland. My personal outlook before I left for the other side of world, my gradual decline into disgust at our military policy and the country’s general negative outlook, to name just a few, festered in me. Ironically I’ve seen little of the land I spent my first 25 years in and only embraced travel when living in Australia and eventually being in an economic situation to do so. I fell for Sydney and it’s been a passionate, unbreakable affair ever since.

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