Our Albion
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Our Albion

Finding your place in this world

It’s no real secret that I grew up in a different country to the one I now live in.

You go through a strange process when you move countries — especially if you’re moving from Australia, where we have a very strong sense of place. First you feel foreign in the new country. The big differences — weather, language, currency and food — are different, as you expected them to be. The little differences are a surprise — different definitions of courtesy, different names for familiar objects — capsicum anybody, a zucchini…

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Damian Clarke

Damian Clarke

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I’m a writer and publisher working in Sydney, Australia and London, UK. I specialise in finance, technology, insurance, property, medicine and sustainability.