Chapter 2: The Book I’m Writing

Well, I realized it’s been quite some time since I posted Chapter 1, so here’s Chapter 2. Hope you enjoy, and feel free to critique! END of CHAPTER 1:  So at the end of the week I packed a few bags, my fishing pole, a selection of books. I locked the front door of the…

Chapter 1: The Book I’m Writing

So I have a million reasons (excuses, really) for not having written in the blog for a long while. The kids were home for the summer, and between roughly 8 am and 9 pm I was with them. After they’d go to bed, I’d be knackered and have no energy left to write. Susan’s surgery…

Expatriates and Other Foreign Fauna

This is the first installment of an I-don’t-really-know-how-many-part series on living abroad. If you’ve recently moved abroad or are contemplating it, I hope to provide you with some very useful information, something to smooth your transition into a foreign culture. If not, I hope to provide you with a field guide’s insight into the species…