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Being Left-handed in a Right-Handed World

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. A World Designed for Right Handed People Growing up sometimes being left-handed was irritating or inconvenient. ¬†There were the ¬†almost permanent ink stains on my left hand from smudging my… Continue reading Being Left-handed in a Right-Handed World

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Hair Raising and Hair Razing Expat Experiences Abroad

Getting a hair cut should be a fairly simple procedure and yet I have found it to be one of the lesser known, but very real challenges of expat life.  Plenty of expat blogs cover all the obvious, big ticket hurdles to being a successful and happy expat: emotional resilience, repatriation, culture shock, depression, leaving well… Continue reading Hair Raising and Hair Razing Expat Experiences Abroad