Join me in my mad expat life:A wife and friend, with just the right blend of crazy, 4 countries in 11 years. Now living on the Greek island of Rhodes
We have reached the 6 year point in our Greek island adventure. I can’t quite believe it’s been 6 years since we stepped off a plane with 3 cats in tow. Now here’s a chance to celebrate with us.read more
Veganuary. A different way of looking at the way we fuel our bodies and care for the world around us and how it’s given me vegan food for thought.read more
Thinking of Eleni… The small island we live on was rocked recently by the violent death of a young woman. Her body was found on Fokia beach, the last small cove between Pefkos and Lindos.read 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
I’m an expat, I’ve got this, it’s what I do and what I enjoy. Being uncomfortable, not knowing where things are any how things work on a basic level is what makes me tick.read more
Everything has all gone a bit Durrell in recent months on the Facebook page, “Looking forward to a little bit of the ‘Durrell’ life” is what ‘S’ said when she volunteered to drop everything and come to the island. The first guest post from ‘S’ a wonderful friend who is house and pet sitting for us on the island of Rhodes.read more
More than just a flight from Rhodes to Istanbul this is an experience and a journey. I’m going for 4 months leaving behind family and friends, pets and a home. I’m going to work and explore, enjoy the next few months and share them with you.read more
Christmas comes with many different traditions around the world and many of those involve food. This year we were invited into the village bakery Γλυκές Αναμνήσεις (Sweet Memories) to find out all about the local Greek traditions of Christmas.read more
Christmas on Rhodes is very different to Christmas we’ve experienced anywhere else in the world. This year I’m going share daily images and a glimpse into what it’s like to be on a Greek island at Christmas.read more
Last year I decided to do an acts of kindness advent calendar. This year I’m doing it again and there’s a free copy for you to download. Don’t get me wrong I love the chocolate ones but having lived in parts of the world where you can’t get advent calendars it’s good to do something a little different.read more
Over the winter months, I’m going to be doing a series of posts about blogging itself, with advice on the different aspects of blogging.
This summer a few people I know have said they are ready to embark on their own blogs and I want to pass on as much as possible that I’ve learnt to help them and anyone else.read more
Many expats you’ll come across don’t like to be called expats. With the world in chaos around us it seems like a good time to a light hearted look at who we are. Revealed here are my list of the 17 types of expats you’ll find in Greece.read more