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Trams, trains, and the Hugo

My first full week in Zürich has quickly gone by.  Prior to moving here I was a bit concerned that I’d be bored during the workweek but that hasn’t really been the case.   649 more words


American expat fined $118, pays $3k compensation for assaulting Vietnam woman

An American national living in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang has been fined VND2.5 million (US$118) for assaulting a Vietnamese woman, causing her to be hospitalized, a senior police officer has said. 285 more words

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What's Been Happening This Week

Hello All!

Last Saturday, we went to the family fun fair in Hampstead. It was pretty enjoyable for being a ‘home-grown’ affair. Our lovely cousin Joanna made it up and enjoyed the day with us! 201 more words

Euphoria in the Grass

People watching in St. James park, with my toes in the grass.

Euphoria may be the word I am looking for.

I can’t help my sigh of content.


three months on

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

We have been Brisbanites for 3 entire months. One-two-three. Time flies when you’re…living life without all of the things you packed more than three months ago. 130 more words


Good books about China

In all honesty I haven’t read a lot of books about China. I suspect I’ll want to read them more after I leave! That said, there are three books about China I’ve read over the years that I really, really like – and highly recommend to anyone who wants to understand more about China. 497 more words

China Stories

Let's Talk About Shoes...

Yes, that’s right, I said, “Shoes”. I know, you thought you were reading a blog about expatriating to Panama…but I happen to think my adaptation to very different shoes is relevant to my subject matter…really! 1,654 more words