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Let me tell you something.  Friday nights are hopping round here.  Ok.  Maybe just the jams in my headphones are bumping.  Maybe Robyn is asleep on the couch at 9:30 and we just got the kids to bed after watching Tangled and having pizza.   808 more words


The Friday Market

The other day a group of us headed to one of the oldest and most popular markets in Kuwait City called Souk al Jumma, or commonly know as The Friday Market.   1,046 more words


"It's OK, it's only a customer"

You know what they say: ‘a happy customer might tell a friend, but an unhappy one will tell the world.’

Well, guess what?

I don’t pretend that this blog has global reach, but I can’t resist the opportunity afforded by this latest of ‘365 Days of Writing Prompts': 814 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts

The Ex-pat life of a 7 year old

Our son turned 7 a few weeks ago! This was his 2nd birthday celebrated in Nepal.  2 years to a 7 year old is a loooong time. 824 more words



The six confirmed readers of this blog (Are you more? Will your reveal yourselves?) might be impatient to learn what our Togolese life is turning out to be. 807 more words


Lago di Como and the age old question "ocean or lake?"

If you grew up in New England, you likely fall into one of two distinct camps. Either you battled beach traffic each summer or packed the car and headed north to one of the New Hampshire or Maine lakes. 775 more words

Expat Life

Being with a Frenchman

There are more than a few articles out there about being with a Frenchman. If you type “dating a Frenchman” into Google you’ll get pages of mostly funny articles about quirky or startling cultural differences, that are more or less stereotypes of The French Man. 968 more words

Frenchness & Francophilia