I call our home ‘The American Sector’, because it is just that – a little bubble of American culture and the English language amid an entire nation auf Deutsch!
Geert Hofstede defines culture as ” the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes the members of one category of people from another”, these categories can include one or more of the following: a nation, a region, ethnic group, gender group, generational group, social class, profession or occupational group, a type of business, work orContinue reading “November 11th”
I don’t know what I was thinking when I first decided that my family would do this. Perhaps I was simply thinking that we would save money and clean out the cupboards. Well, it turned out to be so much more than that! First, I became a bit ill after the new year. This meantContinue reading “Wrapping up a no-spend month”
What is the difference between being a military family abroad and an expatriate, let’s discuss.
This is officially the last Christmas my husband and I will spend alone – well, not really alone, but as a pair.
It is the last Sunday before Christmas, officially the 23rd of December. My husband is off looking for a Christmas tree and I am in the kitchen baking delicious desserts for our friends and ourselves for the holiday ahead.
I am still here, I promise.