Join me in my mad expat life:A wife and friend, with just the right blend of crazy, 4 countries in 10 years. Now living on the Greek island of Rhodes
4 years ago we checked in lots of suitcases and 3 cats at Doha airport and began our Greek adventure. We had no idea how long the adventure would last. We thought maybe a year and then we’d be moving on. But, 4 years later and one more house move, we’re still here.
This morning I’ve been looking over the 4 years of pictures we’ve shared on Instagram. The daily snaps of life and what we’ve been up to from animals to food, beautiful scenery and fun with friends. Here’s the highlights of those 4 years.read more
This is a thank you to you. Read on to win a gift from Greeceread more
If you find yourself in Greece during Easter expect something a little different. There’s very little chocolate in the shops and hardly any bunnies at all.
Easter here is a serious religious event with a week of events all centred around the church.read more
Rhodes tourist season begins officially with the start of direct flights from around Europe on April 1st. The weather in spring is warm and sunny with great deals available on early flights come and see what the island has to offer.read more
After the storms of last week, this one has been wall to wall sunshine. A little chilly at times with a cold north wind but beautiful. It’s been a good week to get out and get things done, around the house in the garden and in general.read more
The second week in March brought rain to the island and lots of it…read more
International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the women in our world and also remember that for so many every day life is struggle just because they are women.
The theme this year is #BeBoldForChange share the hashtag and see what’s going on where you live.read more
This week was end of February and beginning of March, the end of winter and start of Lent. It’s a time of year for spring cleaning, gardening and painting. The island starts to wake up from winter and everyone gets ready for the tourist season ahead.read more
Spring is here and it's time for me to get back to the blog. I'm starting with a roundup of the pictures I've taken this week. They are just a little snapshot of the island and our life here. I share pictures regularly on Facebook and Instagram but realise that not...read more
Find out more about a greek island in winter complete with snow, snowmen and gluhwein as we take a drive around the mountains and down to the coast.read more
Are you looking forward to the year ahead? Find out how I am with no resolutions, no diet, no deadlines, just life…read more
This year I’ve decided to do an “Acts of Kindness” advent calendar. The chocolate ones with their little doors were great when I was a child but it’s been years since I’ve had one of those. The more adult alcoholic versions look fun, apart from the obvious extra cost they just aren’t available on this island. I’ve seen these around the web over the last couple of years and decided a couple of months ago to do my own version.read more