And home we arrive

It’s been a few weeks of leaving, travelling, arriving and general unsettled-ness. And it’s not quite over. In about 2 weeks we’ll be back in our home, with our belongings, but still no cat (in New York till July). On arriving back to Auckland we arrived in various states of run-down. Kids had had fevers…

It’s the little things

As we draw up to two years in Bangkok I get the opportunity to reflect and notice the things I do appreciate by being here. Expat life is a privileged bubble and a fairly easy life (especially those of us in the supporting role). Once the initial set up and finding your tribe is done…

It’s a Women’s World

Being a woman, a farang woman, in Thailand has been an interesting ride. When we first visited Bangkok, to find a house and school I was bombarded. By the busy, bustling, hot and smelly city. By the shear size and baffling number of neighbourhoods. But what also struck me was the enormous number of billboards…