Farewell 2017, Hello 2018

The holiday is over and it's back to reality.  New posts are already in the works.  In the meantime, just in case you missed them the first time around or just really really want to read them again, here's a quick round-up of Expatorama's top posts from 2017. Ponte Tower I had read about the… Continue reading Farewell 2017, Hello 2018

Diamond, Expat, Expat Life, gin, Jewellery

Expat Life Through Rose Tinted Glasses

Rose tinted glasses soften and morph reality.  When it comes to expat life, from the outside our life may look perfect, but expectation and reality rarely tally. I didn't have actual rose tinted glass or lenses to use in my photographs, so in true expat style improvised with rosé filled ones. Yes, a certain amount… Continue reading Expat Life Through Rose Tinted Glasses

rugby, Scotland, South Africa

Scotland vs South Africa Rugby – Supermarket Special

South Africans are gearing up for their Rugby World Cup match against Scotland today.  Locals are already strutting their stuff in green and gold.  Our son, (who is technically a quarter Scottish and an eighth South African) is firmly routing for the Boks. Somewhere he has a Scotland rugby shirt gifted by his rugby-fan grandfather (thanks… Continue reading Scotland vs South Africa Rugby – Supermarket Special