Packing boxes on lawn outside house.

First Year Frustrations and a Severe Bout of Expat End-of-year-itus

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 … Continue reading First Year Frustrations and a Severe Bout of Expat End-of-year-itus

The Suitcases are Packed

Suitcases. They are a part of our expat existence. Any expat wife worth her salt is able to balance an overweight item of hand luggage on her pinkie, sporting a winning grin in place of a grimace of agony. Packed lightly on the way home-home, our cases are crammed full of home country comforts on … Continue reading The Suitcases are Packed