The Expat Christmas

I wrote this originally for my sister but have tweaked it a little for a general audience. So you’re not feeling Christmasly festive and it’s all not quite the same as at home? I’ve compiled a 10-point plan of things which I think help to make it more fun during expat Christmases. 1) Decorate everything…

Where have I been?

The answer, in its shortest form, is resting. I’ve had patches of being unwell these past 6 months but the onset of swine flu, promptly followed by pneumonia (the trick I learned was not to expose yourself to cold air for an hour while trying to get rid of swine flu induced temperature) knocked me…