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Kids Home Alone: Part II – The Installation of a Plastic Hot Tub

. . . continued from the previous post, in which we returned home from a weekend away to discover all was not quite as we had left it . . . I was still seething at the maltreatment of my … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk: The Best Way to Learn a New Language

The Dutch are an enigmatic race. On the one hand conservative to a fault, on the other broad-minded, tolerant and objective. A confusing mix for the outsider – you think you have the culture sussed then something goes and blows … Continue reading

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Diplomatic Incidents: The Memoirs of an (un)Diplomatic Wife by Cherry Denman

For anyone who has lived abroad, is planning on living abroad or just dreams of it, this is a book to get you started. Delightful in its honesty, upbeat and gloriously irreverent you can share in the nightmare of life overseas … Continue reading

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