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Passing the Bradman Test

As I sit down to write this, my family and I are exactly three weeks shy of the ceremony that will officially make us Australian citizens. That’s just time to get ourselves the obligatory criminal record, as the old joke goes, and we’ll have passed the final hurdle. I’m thinking maybe a bit of shoplifting will do the trick, or a driving trip down to New South Wales to get entangled in one of their blatant revenue-raising speed traps where the highway limit drops from 80 to 70 to 60, then back to up to 90 then down to 80…

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