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Aix, The Perfect Place To Get Lost

(Flashback post*.) Aix-en-Provence made me want to get lost. We’d navigated our way to Aix, changing buses in Marseilles. We’d found the tourist information office so we could get.

2 years ago

New Adventure, New Project

Opening with an apology. Apparently I confused a lot of readers with my Dropping Back In post last week. One thousand apologies if you read that and thought WTF?.

2 years ago

The Truth About Solo Parenting And International Travel With A Toddler

Warning: very long post ahead. During five and a half weeks of traveling through France and Switzerland with my two-year-old and without my Darling Man, I learned a few.

2 years ago

Dropping Back In

I walk down a marble-floored corridor, the clonk of my heels sounding unfamiliar after nearly a year in flats. I felt very aware that I was standing up straight..

2 years ago

The Price Of Amazing Provencal Views

(Flashback post*.) Amazing views often come at a cost. And the view from our free home exchange home in Provence was super-amazing. I could not stop staring at the.

2 years ago

On Fitting In

In the supermarket in the expat enclave of An Phu in Ho Chi Minh City, anxiety suddenly stabs me in the stomach. There are so many unfriendly Western faces..

2 years ago

Daycare Deja Vu

The day starts with free-range busy-ness. Everyone attends to what they think is important. The supervisers keep half an indulgent eye on the self-styled geniuses who are mostly happy.

2 years ago