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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

UK

What taste will I acquire next?

I wrote this post in January, discussing how it’s possible to acquire any taste. “I don’t drink coffee,” I wrote as I gushed about my then-newfound tea love. 476 more words

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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

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GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: Back in Britain, I can't find a strong cup of black tea to save my constitution


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

USA

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

USA

WONDERLANDED: "Bewildered, Bewitched & Bothered," by expat writer Sally Rose

A couple of days ago we were Wonderlanded in Santiago, Chile, with American expat writer Sally Rose. She nearly had us twirling in teacups as she took us on a tour of the curiouser and curiouser aspects of her adopted home. 1,515 more words

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Wonderlanded in Santiago with Sally Rose, expat writer, teacher and (above all) learner

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. 2,326 more words

USA