Maybe we’ve made it sound like one big adventure on Facebook, but that’s hard to avoid doing: expatriation really is an opportunity to be a tourist in your own life. US-based, my family wouldn’t have traveled to seven countries in the span of 12 months, learning how to say “hello,” “thank you” and “excuse me”… Read More One Year Later
My mother came for a visit to the UK, our first American visitor. It was a wonderful visit, except that my mother was convinced I was trying to kill her the whole time. The motive was unclear (at first, anyway), but the methods were many: 1. Death by podiacide. I don’t think “podiacide” is a… Read More Mom Makes Landfall
As an expat family in England, we’re kind of like that spouse in a divorce who moves out of the house, has only partial custody of the kids and needs to find new friends because the ex isn’t sharing.