I would love to be able to ‘rant’ in another language……

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Konninginnedag namiddag en avond …… vervolgd Sometimes the expat ‘slightly disconnected’ life raises it’s ugly head in terms of having to face up to the nastier/niggly/just down right annoying side of life, in a second or even third language. I know, very very well, how to express my annoyance, legal rights and general ‘you’re a … Continue reading

Day 242 – Why do kids not have ears, and some colleagues lack the ability to read an email properly?

Do we say things clearly enough?  and directly enough? whether we write it or say it aloud?  A subject I’ve touched on once or twice over the last year due to a few frustrations faced along the way. I have a Dutch Hubbie.  I’m used to receiving direct, though not to necessarily dealing direct.   … Continue reading

Day 227 – A Scorcher of a Day, and it’s time for Home….

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Life can be so unfair, and cause very short nights! Yes the sun was scorching, so we super cleaned the house and were ready to roll at 11am….. To the beach! So much for my willpower to avoid the late night drive through France and Belgium. The kids pleading for one last trip to the … Continue reading

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