Category Archives: Going Home

Moved In

I’m writing this from the couch of my new study. The TV is setup, I can see my knitting from where I sit, I have flowers and a fantastic view. The kettle is a short walk away as is the … Continue reading

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Time to Grow Up

I’ve been dreaming quite a bit recently. I remember them when I wake, try to puzzle it out a bit, roll over, fall back asleep and forget all about it. The other morning was different. I did the dreaming, the … Continue reading

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Entitled

Hmmm… starting this post is not easy.  It cuts a little too close to home and isn’t very pretty.  It has been tumbling in my brain for awhile and is now pushing its way out.  For a few years now … Continue reading

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Reverse Culture Shock

Prior to our return to Melbourne I had read about the reverse culture shock and how this often throws the returning expat as they don’t expect it.  Well I didn’t really think it would affect me.  I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Not Goodbye

Do you know, it is awfully difficult to write a goodbye post. I’ve tried several versions and they are all horrible. I have plenty to say I just can’t seem to get it out as eloquently as I hear it … Continue reading

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Not Knowing …

I hate not knowing.  Especially at times like now.  When your standing at the end of one chapter about to step into the next.  I’ve been given some of the outline of what comes next.  I can see that it … Continue reading

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Reinvention

Maria Habets has written a two part article at I Am Expat on Reinventing Yourself. It is a timely article for me as I grappling with the question of my own identity and what shape it will take when we … Continue reading

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