australian culture and customs

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Business Handshakes

A handshake says a lot about you. Take the whole hand firmly but not tightly and shake just once or twice then let go. Not too hard and not like … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Australia is going to Rio 2014!

Woo hoooo!  The Australian Socceroos soccer (or ‘football’ if you must) team  just beat Iraq 1-0 to qualify for the Soccer World Cup in Brazil next year.  I can’t wait … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why we don’t need Michael Palin’s ‘Brazil’

This Australian article, Why we don’t need Michael Palin’s ‘Brazil’, explores British presenter, Michael Palin’s* series on Brazil which draws on all the old stereotypes and fails to look at the … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment