After a lovely 2 months of settling in our house Casa Rita in Limoux and in French life generally, we left France and headed abroad. Not so much because we have the urge to travel but because we have things to do and functions to attend … Continue readingSettling is sometimes not as straightforward as you like!
I am sure that most people would find an emigration stressful. Off course there are different types of emigration and it makes a huge difference if your move is a consequence of free choice or to escape danger. Our move back to Europe is a … Continue readingReflections on my emigration to Europe so far…..
Our oldest child Yasmin announced yesterday that she has bought a ticket to Melbourne. Not for a trip but a one-way ticket to go and live there. Yasmin has been talking about it for a while but her buying this ticket seems so much more … Continue readingAs a parent when are you ever ready to let your child go?
Planning to leave a country is very likely an un-imaginable concept for many people. Most people never had to deal with it – or may not have toyed with the idea at all. I can remember a girl friend whose husband was offered a job … Continue readingPlanning to leave a country after 25 years
Time is a weird thing. On the one hand it seems to last forever while on the other, it is past, ‘just like that’….! Only a couple of weeks or so ago I published an article about my month in Limoux that is still so … Continue readingEurope in a flash! Part 1