This is how the introductions usually go for me with people from a non-English speaking background:
Me: (flashing my winning smile) ‘Hi, I’m Jo. What’s your name?’ 303 more words
We arrived quietly back in Team Australia this time a week ago. It was raining. It more-or-less hasn’t stopped since.
Since then ‘our’ government has joined another war (joined the dots from the last fuck-up), scrapped the tax on mega-rich miners flogging off the ‘nature’s gifts’ of our anthem, and generally demeaned us as a washed-up, shit-weather backwater. 350 more words