Born abroad: how not to give birth as an expat

After giving birth most women slump into their beds exhausted, smiling for cute photos with the latest addition to their family. As for me, based in Switzerland and set to move to Belgium I was dealing with rental agencies. ‘Sorry, Madame you don’t seem to understand – I can’t show you around the apartment. I’m in hospital… I just had a…
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Brexit, Catalan independence and the great expat escape

I’m currently in Barcelona and the closer we get to winter, the hotter it’s getting. The hottest day of the year is yet to come. On 1st October a referendum is scheduled to take place regarding Catalonia’s future as an independent state. Whether it’s an illegal attempt to seize power by a minority or the repression of a people’s right…
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