This Old Hausfrau grew up in the Northeast, specifically, in southern Connecticut, and this means many things in many ways, but probably not what the average American who might get lost and land here might think. 1,337 more words
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GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: Upon repatriation, a chance to hatch my first farm-to-table plan (the coop came first!)
Serial expat—and now repat—Joanna Masters-Maggs is back with some tasty global food gossip to share—this time a rather entertaining chicken-and-egg story (but the coop came first). 1,234 more words
Wonderlanded with Rosie Milne, Asian Books blogger and author of a new historical novel about two early expat wives
Welcome back to the Displaced Nation’s Wonderlanded series, being held in gratitude for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which turns 150 this year and, despite this advanced age, continues to stimulate and reassure many of us who have chosen to lead international, displaced, “through the looking glass” lives. 1,217 more words
Serial expat—and now repat!—Joanna Masters-Maggs is back with some tasty global food gossip to share, this time about England’s favo(u)rite drink.
“I’m not doing this again if you can’t stop going on about the tea,” declared my husband with a generous dose of irritation. 1,487 more words
GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: To ease the stress of yet another international move, tea all round and some jammie biscuits?
Serial expat (and soon to be repat!) Joanna Masters-Maggs is back with some tasty global food gossip to share.
As I write this, we are in the middle of packing for our eighth international move. 1,496 more words