In this day and age, it felt hard becoming an expat, mainly due to all the issue we are currently seeing regarding immigration.
I wanted to fit in automatically and try my hardest to learn the language but when you get to my age it’s not so easy. I definitely wore my vulnerability on my sleeve.
I encourage everyone, including myself, to ask yourselves “am I connecting to disconnect (from the "every day")?” If the answer is yes, I urge you to rethink that strategy.
"While it was smooth sailing on the seas, the same could not be said for on the boat." By the time they reached Southampton, England, there had been lots of celebrations, drama and even some horror stories -
If it hasn't come across by now, I'm a firecracker with a slightly crazy/psychotic side. Like everyone else, I've had different romantic relationships, some I remember fondly, some that rocked me to my very core and I choose to block out. Sometimes I look back and don't even recognise myself. That is to say I [...]
Dear Eva, I am so happy the #metoo movement started because sexual misconduct can and does happens to people in all shapes and forms. As a mother this is extremely important to me, to see the tide is finally turning when it comes to the shame and secrecy that surrounded sexual wrong doings when I was [...]
I know everyone is different, but I thought it would be good to list my top ten tips for making a move to another country based on my move from England to Sweden. Hence the EU reference. As much as I didn't enjoy it when I was younger, preparation is everything. Top ten lists of [...]
When choosing a theme for B it made sense to go with Blogging as it is my new passion. But as I started to think deeper about how it has influenced me, I realised there's a bunch of B's that represent this journey I'm on. Bravely Balancing Blogging ....... BLOGGING is something I have wanted [...]
Sometimes we just need a reason to uncontrollably laugh until we cry or have a good cry until we can laugh again. But we might need a prop to do so! I love that films have the ability to transport you to a world where your attention is fully focused on them and not every [...]
When we are going through significant changes or periods in our lives, it tends to feel like we are alone on an island. It's as if the blinkers come up and our brain keeps telling us no one could or would understand how we feel. It blocks out the notion to lean on a friend, [...]
While everyone's path is different - the whys and the hows. If you are able to connect with people who are in the same area as you, wearing the expat hat, it can be a very positive network to have. I say the same area because as we all know the people and ways of [...]