My interview with expatfinder.com has been published on their website! Hindsight is really 20/20 – when I spoke with them, our international family had made our fourth (4th) move to another country.
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What am I writing about?
The major life milestones you face in your 20s and 30s: financial literacy and lessons learned from my expat adventures over the past decade.
I’m writing a book
I’ve been remote working from Europe for the past few years and travelling around, blogging and posting photos to Instagram as I went. Mostly for my friends, family and to fulfill my need to write and be creative. But while I was pregnant, I had one of those idea-in-the-shower moments and a concept for my book.
When one door closes
I came across this quote recently and it made me think, for every: missed opportunity; closed door; firm no; and I told you so. There’s always been: something different (sometimes greater); someone else; or some surprise… …waiting in the wings. A wise woman I once worked with held firm her belief: “A good no is better than aContinue reading “When one door closes”
On being Canadian
This year I celebrated Canada Day in London, my fifth one spent abroad living as an expat. I received a lovely postcard from a friend in Ottawa just in time! It brought back great memories of the few years I spent working in the ByWard Market, where I could stroll to Parliament Hill or theContinue reading “On being Canadian”
The realities of being an expat
Everyone has their own take on what changes you should expect when you move abroad and they differ for everyone. After three months in our new city, I’ve decided it’s time for a round up of my thoughts on the matter. Every day I discover something new that makes me laugh or question the wayContinue reading “The realities of being an expat”
Books to inspire: written with passion and purpose
“Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man’s physical means to express itself, and with the analytical mind that enables it to bring order into the sum of experience, involuntarily amassed.” – Charles Baudelaire I came across that quote at the beginning of Vivienne Westwood’s personal memoir, on display inContinue reading “Books to inspire: written with passion and purpose”
A change of scenery: Being an Expat in a new city
“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl Now this is a post I started last week, as we have just landed in a new city and a new country (again)! We have moved to London and are currently in theContinue reading “A change of scenery: Being an Expat in a new city”
Chance encounters: New York, Ireland and up in the air
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Part of this blog is meant to highlight the fact I often find myself engaged in conversation with complete strangers. So before I detail what I did, ate, drank, saw and explored during my 20-day stint in New York City, Toronto and Ottawa, let me introduce you to three chanceContinue reading “Chance encounters: New York, Ireland and up in the air”