Moving with kids, is it worth it?

Moving countries is simple. Moving countries with kids is complicated. In my twenties I would happily hop, skip and jump to any new country. New place, new people, new fun. I swore never to be one of those party pooper mums who used kids as a scapegoat for their own laziness or travel paranoia. ‘Well Flossie has just settled into nursery so…
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Parlez-vous Expat?

An open outlook, a can do attitude and a weird accent. The telltale signs of a seasoned expat. Here in my hometown I’ve been asked more often where I am from than in any other place I’ve lived. ‘You sound a bit foreign’ is the typical refrain. ‘I can’t quite get your accent…’ and even worse ‘Are you from the South?’ (I’M FROM YORKSHIRE). Afternoon…
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For My Future Best Friends

I asked a best friend if I should start a blog and she wholeheartedly encouraged me. ‘Yes!’ she boomed, ‘… but please, just keep it from the heart’. The best bloggers were, she said, written by ‘best friends you’d never met’. I’ve spent over thirty years in over thirty places and now I want to reconnect with all the fabulous people from my travels,…
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