On Homesickness

I’ve been moving about overseas since I was twenty years old. I took my first steps as an expat when I studied abroad in Amsterdam, which turned into an internship in The Hague, which led to more studies at Oxford, which led to a graduate degree in London, which led to my marriage to my …

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Origins of this expat

People often ask me 'How did you end up here?'  Here being England. The short answer is that I married a British man I met while a student in London in the mid-2000s. The long answer is that my eventual move here has been a long time in the making. I've had an interest in, …

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More Here than There

Happy New Year, friends! It’s been a year since I started writing in this space. We’ve come a long way since then on this joyful, exhausting, perplexing, and surprising ride that is parenthood, motherhood, stay-at-home-hood, and expat-hood. The other day, my husband and I were taking Freddy to a birthday party and decided to walk …

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