Australia Day

Jan 26, 202037 minutes


Geraldine has come to the conclusion that Australia should change the date of its national celebration.

Despite this decision, she's found herself worn down by the discussion this year and isn't reading about it like she was in 2019.

In Lebanon, Eliza's serving bacon sandwiches at brunch and revelling in national spirit. Australia - with its universal health care system and superannuation scheme - is a country to be proud of.

Also this week: buying furniture as an expat. Reading Rushdie.

And Trump's impeachment trial.

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Salman Rushdie Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24292310-two-years-eight-months-and-twenty-eight-nights

Maureen Dowd on impeachment https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/25/opinion/sunday/trump-senate-impeachment-trial.html

Hillary Clinton documentary https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/25/entertainment/hillary-review/index.html



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