Common sense joke

Common sense NriInOz jokes on nri

Babli is in PJ (Poor Joke) mode. A very cheesy but true quote ‘Common sense is not so common.’


Be Good, Do Good…Happy New Year

Happy New Year from No resolution this year- just some gyaan(i.e. wisdom). Be Good, Do Good.

Will be missing the 2018 Sydney Fireworks and gladly the 1 million people that will come along with it! News pe dekh lenge (Will see it on the news)

You can’t resist the coffee culture in Australia

In my first month in Aussie, ‘I am not a coffee person.’ After 3 months, every morning be like ‘Where is my coffee’

The coffee culture in Australia is so hard to resist. I wasn’t a coffee person before I came to Aussie. I love my chai (still do, but you don’t get karak chai everywhere like Dubai and cutting chai like India). But after a few months in Aussie, every morning I crave for my cuppa with my brekkie. Brekkie, for those who don’t know, is short for breakfast (Aussies love shortering or creating nick names). The cutest coffee is the Piccolo, a baby latte in those tiny cute cups. But my personal favourite is Mocha.


I don’t remember where I heard this as a kid. ‘I am not fat. I am pleasantly plump.’ This pretty much applies to me today after having a child and with the baby belly (atleast it’s not a beer belly;).

How to manage finances in Australia as immigrants?

Australia is freaking expensive! If you do plan to move here, save! A lot! Here is what you are up for:

High cost of living

When I moved here with my husband and toddler in mid April 2018 without jobs, I had to say pass to many little luxuries that I didn’t even have to think twice before swiping my credit card for in Dubai (fyi, I had a direct debit so the credit card was just for the

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Why did I leave Dubai?

To start off the posts of ‘Serious Stuff’ on, I want to answer a question my husband and I keep getting asked all the time. We’ve been asked by friends, colleagues, ex-colleagues, at interviews and almost EVERY person who learns we have moved to Australia from Dubai.

Why did you leave Dubai?

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Clothes shopping in India

When you go clothes shopping in India, no matter how horrible you look, the shop keeper will always say ‘Aap pe bohat acha lag raha hai’ even if you look like a fluorescent watermelon. Always take a friend or relative with you for an honest opinion