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Human Condition

Human Condition, Part 1 is probably the most movie film I’ve ever seen. Directed by Masaki Koyabashi, Human Condition, Part 1 shows places idealistic hero Kaji-san in a Manchurian mine that’s managed with an iron fist. 276 more words

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Feminism and the Expat Spouse

When I gave up my job to become an expat spouse, I worried that I’d undermined the feminist cause. I’ve revisited this decision while writing my book series, because my protagonist, Tara Scott, struggles with the same dilemma. 609 more words


Italian Jumping Worms [Video]

We have a saying in Italian. Non c’è niente di nuovo sotto il sole. (There is nothing new under the sun.) And yes, I know it’s from the Bible.  878 more words

Life In Italy


It’s that time of year when ‘good-byes’ are being said for expats around the world. Today’s post is by guest writer Dion Bos. I met Dion a few years back at a workshop. 1,213 more words

"Surprise!" I'm Anemic

Last week Friday I went in for my pre-PCS physical. Now, I’m a fairly healthy adult human. I exercise regularly, eat relatively healthy, don’t smoke, don’t drink in excess – I’m boring – so I was feel pretty confident in my ability to pass my various blood tests with flying colors. 620 more words

Foreign Service

Photoblog: Castle and Grounds of Almodóvar del Río, Spain

February 2018

Hayley and Hailey went to Highgarden one Sunday. We took a bus for just two euros to a small town outside of Córdoba– Almodóvar del Río. 187 more words


Tip for Writers

A friend posted this tip on Facebook and I thought I’d share it. My friend, who’s been a screenwriting for years and has been paid as a script doctor, advises writers to keep their notes and information used in a writing project. 96 more words

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