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Christmas in Australia

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Christmas in Australia Cool_me We go out for a BBQ on Christmas Eve. The next morning we get up early and open our presents. We leave to go to Mum’s for a Christmas lunch that consists of vegetables, salad, roast potatoes, and hot and cold meats. We all assemble in the lounge room and Santa

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A VERY early Christmas

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A VERY early Christmas dancer45 I am 14 years old and I live in Melbourne, Australia. My Christmas usually starts around 4am Christmas morning when my little sister wakes me up. She drags me out to see the presents we got. Then, around 4:15am, she gets a little TOO excited and starts making a lot

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Christmas in Weipa

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Christmas in Weipa stimpy We live on the tip of the east coast of Australia. Weipa is a small mining town pop. 1500, 1000km from the nearest city. Real crocodile country! We can only leave town by air craft for eight months of the year though driving is 12 hrs. when the road (a dirt

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The REAL Christmas!

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The REAL Christmas! mortimer As I peruse the entries for Christmas, I note how many write of family gatherings at home and a great feast afterwards – there is nothing wrong with that! In some cases, it is the only time that families are together as a whole, complete unit. We remember in our time

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All alone

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All alone rowan Many people in Australia have migrated here as adults, like I did. I have no family in Australia. At Christmas everybody who has family seems to spend Christmas with them, and they don’t often invite others. I don’t usually know what to do at Christmas. Sometimes I “go bush” by myself. But

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An Australian Christmas in Queensland

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An Australian Christmas in Queensland howse At Christmas, it is not just all about opening presents. It’s about helping each other and praying and thinking about Jesus. Most Australians have an English breakfast on Christmas day. Others prefer a barbecue. For Christmas lunch in Australia a few eat a traditional English hot lunch. but most

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Christmas at Umina

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Christmas at Umina Warwick To me as a parent now, Christmas affords me the pleasure of watching my little ones beam with excitement as the days approach, the weather is usally quite hot and the shops are busy with the last minute shoppers. My mother and father always come to our house, as it is

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A Hot and Tiring affair

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A Hot and Tiring affair null null Christmas in Northern Victoria, where the the temperature is around 40 degrees celecius every summer day, the grass is no longer green but brown and crunchy underfoot even though watering the garden is a chore that is carried out every night. The house is usually packed with family

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