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Longing for Home

Mary sat comfortably in a large reclining chair, her hands folded on the knitted blue blanket that rested on her lap. Her eyes, the color of the sky heavy with clouds, gazed ahead as if she was re-living a moment of her past while she was talking to me. 611 more words


Northern Territory 10/03/14

How was your week? Well its all a bit muddled and blinding, so perhaps it is best to lay it out systematically;

  1. Received a new email from the random email man from last swing to celebrate National Women’s day.
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Homesickness: The Chronic Illness of an Expat

I just booked our summer vacation–a week in Scotland followed by a long weekend in Germany. I am Excited.

We’ve been to Scotland before. And we loved it. 585 more words



SOS. The unthinkable happened. Seriously guys, the most unexpected thing. It’s pretty freaky. (No, it’s not that I have a boyfriend. HAHA.)

I have come to the realization that I don’t want to leave Italy. 533 more words


I’ve decided to get up an write at this vulnerable hour of the morning, because that is what I am feeling: vulnerable.

I’m scared and I’m sad. 413 more words


Surviving Long Distance Relationships: Best Friend Edition

When anyone says “long distance relationships”, it’s generally romantic relationships that come to mind.  It’s true that distance does make romantic relationships a lot harder, but something that’s not acknowledged as frequently is that distance also separates you from your friends and family and you’re left alone, hanging on to the dangling ends of the thin threads of Skype. 882 more words


A taste of Sweden

Idag har vi varit och måttat lite i lägenheten.. Rummen är lite mindre än vad jag mindes från visningen så kan bli problematiskt med inköp av möbler. 75 more words

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