Wow, I’ve read my advance digital copy of Life on the Move and it’s fabulous. I loved all the stories. I was so interested to read the tales set in my home country, the UK, as they hold an interesting lens up to things I don’t normally pause to think about. However, after a combined 10 years living in Africa, the stories set there resonated the most for me. But truly, each story is in its own way is worthy of your time. Continue reading
I can tell the kids are tired and ready for a break. For the last couple of weeks, getting them up for school has been increasingly tricky. At the weekend it felt like herding slugs just convincing them to get dressed head out to the supermarket. I know I’m ready for a break. I’m feeling antisocial and crabby. Continue reading
Life on the Move is a great project that I’m pleased to have played a tiny role in, alongside a formidable army of female writers. Our stories have been collected into this exciting new anthology and I have to say, I can’t wait to read it. I’m happy to tell you that there’s not long to wait, the book will be available mid-June 2019. Continue reading
Expat Pass the Parcel is officially closed and we have three lucky winners. Please watch the live draw below to find out if it’s YOU. Is it you? I hope it’s you. Continue reading
You’ve surely heard of the Loch Ness monster and Big Foot? Now you can add the Terror of Tolo to that list.
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I’d forgotten that being left handed was a thing, but recently I have been reminded once again that left-handers are navigating a right handed world. Continue reading
Happy Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) or Kung Hei Fat Choy as they say in Hong Kong. Continue reading
Hong Kong is an exciting city. It’s completely different to anywhere else we’ve lived. There are things that we like, things that we love and things we’re still getting used to. One of the biggest adjustments when moving from almost anywhere else in the world to Hong Kong is the bijou nature of the accommodation. It’s shall we say….efficiently compact. Continue reading
On our expat travels we’ve experienced a few hairy moments. There have been riots, petrol shortages, a political coup, contentious elections, minor earthquakes and an unexpectedly severe hail storm in Johannesburg. Now we can add Super Typhoon to the list. Toto, we are DEFINITELY not in Joburg any more.