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Better off in Australia

29 November 2010, 09:05  - Chris
I am a South African living in Australia.

We left SA four years ago. It is hard living away from friends and family and we miss South Africa but the good arguments for living away from SA are:
 
- There is no crime.

- There is a future for white people.

- We have the luxury of walking anywhere at any time of day or night.

- People look after themselves and the average person doesn't become the baby-sitter of their domestic staff.

- Money is worth something here.

- Everything works.

- There is no litter.

- Nothing is broken.

- The government is very efficient.

- If you are unemployed you will not starve.

- You don't have to live with guilt forced on you by whinging formally disadvantaged people.

- Life is simpler.

- Public transport is fantastic.

- My children can travel on any bus or train on their own.
 
Yes it is expensive but you earn more here and interest rates are much less.

We will never go back to SA to live - thanks but no thanks.

There is so much good life to be had outside of SA. Life is too short to live scared and pissed off every day of your life.

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