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I Am Peeing

It’s Time Warp Tuesday again.

When we lived in Istanbul we all made an effort at learning Turkish.  Success was mixed.  I enjoyed my Turkish lessons, although – the more I learnt the more confused I got. 302 more words


Lost In Translation: College Edition

It’s done. Last week my husband and I packed the car, loaded up the Girl-child, and transported her to her new life at college.  Such stress does funny things to your hearing. 272 more words


WHAT's on the menu?

It’s been a busy week here, so it’s a micro post today to keep things ticking over.  Hopefully it will give you a tiny Sunday morning chuckle. 217 more words

Expat Life

Double Entendre

I just read an article about a tourist who was removed from a cruise liner when he joked about ‘jumping ship’. It was misunderstood by the crew who spoke English as a second language that he had lost the will to live and was planning to end it all by flinging him self overboard in the middle of the sea. 434 more words

Expat Life

Coming to Terms With Being Latino

By Conor Sanchez

As a Peace Corps Volunteer living abroad, you’re constantly introducing yourself to people who may be meeting an American for the first time in their life. 1,327 more words


Life Is Short & So Is Your Pussy: A Love Story

Where did he purchase this shirt? What was going through his head when he made said purchase? Can he speak English? Does he know what any of these words mean? 24 more words