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Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Loneliness

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. This post is for my expat friends, the people who dream of becoming expats, and the ones who want to better understand the experiences of the expats they love. I think everyone knows that becoming an expat– moving overseas […]

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My Expat Life: On Making Comparisons (Guest Post)

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Hello everyone! My family and I are away someplace sunny for the week, and so today I have a friend guest posting here for you. Diane is an expat friend currently living in Germany, and she writes at Fairytale […]

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Ready for a New Adventure in 2014

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. For a couple of nights before January 1st, I had the hardest time getting to sleep. I had butterflies in my stomach, and felt kind of giddy. I had the overwhelming sense that 2014 would be really exciting, and […]

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One Year of Pottery

2013: A Rather Stable Year

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I’ve hooked you with a very exhillerating title again, haven’t I? (Wink.) As I have been thinking about how to describe the year we are now closing, it’s hard to come up with a dramatic title, after having endured […]

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What’s Been Going On…

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Hello, Friends. This is a quick post to fill you in on a few things… First of all, you have probably noticed that it’s been unusually quiet over here. There are two reasons for that. Firstly, my camera (which […]

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My Mother: An Unconventional Woman (Repost)

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I wanted to say Happy Mother’s day to all of you mothers, daughters and nurturing people out there. This is a post I wrote about my mom last year, and thought I’d share it again today. I sometimes get […]

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The Long Walk

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. We took a long walk a few weeks ago. We had planned on doing some walking, but this one ended up being more ambitious than we had anticipated. It all had to do with my trepidation over public transport.  […]

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2012: The Year Our Hearts Overflowed

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Well, it’s almost time to say goodbye to 2012. Last year at this time, I just couldn’t wait to close the door on that year (it was the year we faced our fears, after all, and on that final […]

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