Tag Archives: moving

Good friends bring cheddar cheese


When you’re an expat you end up with a small pool of friends that are usually expats too and you cling to that group like they were your lifeline. Friends are easy enough to make but finding good ones, ones … Continue reading

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Small Miracles


I got my keys back from Mama! Can you believe it? I didn’t even have to ask for them. It seems that those fancy pieces for the new armadio won’t arrive until the day I am due to leave for … Continue reading

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Lord help me survive…it’s a family affair!


I’m back in my tiny apartment sipping lemon and hot water…I’ll give you three guesses as to why. Yep, I have a cold coming on. Serves me right for being so free with those Italian kisses with my new landlord. … Continue reading

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Oops! I Kissed my new landlord!


Never to be one short of embarrassing stories, my latest one goes something like this… A) Follow Mama’s strict dress code and go to meet potential new landlord. (Mama comes along and has a mile long list of demands!) B) … Continue reading

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Two dames, an apartment and a 100 steps


I truly love Coco but lately she has developed a very bad habit of jumping on my head at 2 am, 5 am and 7! If I try to bury my head under the pillow she just starts digging until … Continue reading

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Autumn leaves


As the new teaching season slumps its way along I find myself once again stuck with not enough days in the week to go around to make everyone happy. I love Autumn for the change of season but that too … Continue reading

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Kitten on speed & IKEA


It’s 10 pm and I’ve finally eaten a cooked meal. The more money I make the worse my diet gets. I got home to a kitten on speed who seems to think I am her new ass butler too. How … Continue reading

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