T’is the season…..for family

T’is the season…..for family

I can’t believe Christmas is just around the corner – this year has literally flown past. We put our tree up at the weekend. Yes, it’s early, but we are heading back to the UK for my favourite holiday in a couple of weeks and so wanted to make the most of it. The gremlin … Continue reading

Remember, help a newbie

Remember, help a newbie

When I think about it, which I don’t very often, it all comes flooding back as if it were yesterday and, I have to admit, it was tough. We’ve all been there – a new school, a new job, a new house – and so know that being the newbie is hard. But, being the … Continue reading

Airports and Expats

Airports and Expats

I don’t like airports! While I am sure that I can’t be the only one who feels like this, I suspect I may well be in a minority. I know that if I were to tell any of my friends back home that airports fill me with a sense of dread and have me welling … Continue reading

Say it with a letter

Say it with a letter

Sitting at my desk in the office today, I watched a colleague rip and tear her way into a little brown envelope with such excitement and eagerness that I was instantly transported back to my days at boarding school when getting a letter or, even better a parcel, was the highlight of the week – … Continue reading