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To Lisp or Not to Lisp….. a “Blog-Light”

Neither of us speak Spanish, especially the formal Castilian Spanish spoken here. We’re trying mucho hard to learn. We’ve got everything going from “Rosetta Stone” to a multitude of other audio-type lessons.   236 more words


Three weeks to go

Exactly three weeks until my flight now. Yesterday it finally set in and I became physically ill from the stress – I was fatigued and depressed, had a headache all day and could barely eat. 177 more words

Doctor Who

The beginning...

You may remember the A Year in Provence series of books from the 1980s, televised with John Thaw in the starring role. He played the author, a rotund, wine-swilling, middle class chap, who buys a huge wreck of a house in France, glibly moves there to renovate it, and documents his adventures along the way. 648 more words


Single digits

I hadn’t anticipated my first post being made before I actually moved… however I am now on the final countdown. Less than 10 days to go. 625 more words

Ex-Pat Adjustment

For two months in Canada, I was an ex-pat.

And then I came home. I started university, I caught buses again, I ate vegemite on toast. 287 more words


Freelance English Teaching in Berlin

So you’ve got some wanderlust, you want to move abroad, and your most profitable skill is the fact that you are a native speaker of English.  2,719 more words


Costa Rica Ex-Pat Advice

“I still remember the first time I went to the feria, or farmers’ market, in Grecia, the Central Valley town I call home here in Costa Rica. 85 more words