Little did I know as I started out on our expat adventure what I would be fully letting myself in for. For starters, I had no comprehension of how it would change me. While most of the time I write about the day to day occurrences and differences in our lives now compared to our lives in England, occasionally my thoughts drift to more general expat topics that you might find yourself pondering if you are on a similar journey.
So to make things easier to find, I'm grouping some of these posts together on this page. So where shall we start.....
25% - part 1 - moving abroad: it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Ausländer Anonymous - the trailing spouse & dealing with the timescale of a move abroad.
Should I stay or should I go? - a taste of the fresh desire to keep on exploring the globe.
"There's no place like home" - 1st part of the issues of repatriation shock
"We're not in Karlsruhe anymore, Toto" - 2nd part of the issues of repatriation shock
Having a bad Wednesday? We have a form for that - a moment of isolation & a clash of culture.
The sad repatriate goes a-walking - on not wanting to return to my 'home' country
You got an Expat friend in me - expat friendships, they can be funny things.
The Expat Experience for Third Culture Kids - And I thought I was going to find it hard to return!
I could be wrong, but this is what I think I saw. - on noticing society changes in the UK