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It’s a bizarre concept for our friends from Europe or North America where it’s actually really cold, and our tendency to bundle up once it drops below 20°C is a funny sight.
Sure, there’s probably no ice on the ground, and when it snows it makes the headlines, but winter in Australia is real, and Aussies just cannot deal.
Here’s 11 of the realest things about an Aussie winter.
The dictionary definition of ‘practical’ when you need to run out to the corner store on a bitter morning. Don’t pretend you don’t know what we’re talking about.
Winter is a debatable season, and we all know people who strongly represent both sides of the coin.
“Nah, it’s not that cold”
“Geez it’s cold!”
The moment the thermometer drops, they come out in droves. Team them with some trackies for the full winter aesthetic.
It’s nippy out in the morning, so rugging up for the day is a clever idea. But soon enough, you’re dripping in sweat and having to carry around your entire wardrobe for the rest of the day.
“You're saying there’s no one else at the beach?”
It’s as if they’re mind readers. Portable heaters? Check. Ski gear? Check.
Some of us just can’t hack it – thankfully there’s a tropical paradise not too far away.
Not sure why you’d bother doing anything else.
You’ll get back into it when spring blows around.
Cause no one else knows how freezing it is, obviously.
Tell my parents I love them.
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