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I Survived An Aussie Christmas Even Though It Was Confusing AF

Seriously, WTF!?

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So I'm still pretty new to Australia. In London, Christmas is usually a time where people run from pub to pub, dressed in their thickest coats, desperately trying to escape the cold.

Not in Australia!

Here are some of the things I learned about Christmas down under, that pretty much frazzled my festive brain.

1. There's literally not a Christmas jumper in sight.

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WTF?! Who's ever heard of a short-sleeved Christmas shirt?!

2. In fact, everyone just rolls around in shorts and dresses.

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WTF?! Put some clothes on. It's December!

3. And sometimes they're not even wearing that!

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WTF?! That's not going to keep your hair dry.

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4. Oh yeah... that's because it's like, 50000°C!

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WTF?! Where's the snow?

5. Santa is more likely to get dehydration than frostbite.

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WTF?! I hope he's wearing sun cream.

6. You see Christmas trees next to the beach.

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WTF is this?!

7. OR EVEN ON THE FREAKING BEACH!

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No, but seriously. WTF?!

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8. And sometimes they don't even bother with a Christmas tree at all.

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WTF?! I'm out.

9. Instead, there's nothing but palm trees everywhere.

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WTF even is that?!

10. You can't buy a Pret Christmas sandwich ANYWHERE!

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WTF?! It's not Christmas without a Pret sandwich.

11. Here it's fruit that makes Aussies feel Christmassy.

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WTF?! How does a freaking mango get you in the Christmas mood?

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12. They even try and make their fruit LOOK Christmassy.

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WTF did you do to that watermelon?!

13. You even get festive ice cream.

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WTF?! Ice cream in December?!

14. Oh, and seafood is a Christmas lunch tradition.

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WTF?! Where are the sprouts? Where's the gravy? Where's the stuffing?

15. People go to the beach on Boxing Day...

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Simple, WTF?!

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16. And actually go surfing!

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WTF are you even doing?!

17. They put exotic birds in their wreaths.

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WTF is that on its head?!

18. Speaking of animals, they try and kid you into thinking Santa's sleigh was driven by these things.

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WTF DID YOU DO TO RUDOLPH?!

19. Like, what is this?!

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WTF?! I know there's no antlers under that hat.

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20. They also try and trick you into thinking these are snowmen.

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WTF?! You're not fooling anyone, buddy.

21. And finally, they freaking changed Santa's costume!

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Like seriously. WTF did you do with Santa's suit?!

EVERYTHING FEELS AS UPSIDE DOWN AS THIS FESTIVE PUP.

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SAME.