Adventures in Expat Land
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- Expat Authors & Others: Evelyn Simpson + Louise Wiles, Part I 1 week ago It’s hard to believe that a little over a year ago I was in the final stages of completing The Emotionally Resilient Expat. This meant writing the last bits and pieces, tidying up the table of contents, drafting the acknowledgements, finalizing the references and resources section, creating an...
- Feeding the Creative Beast 2 weeks ago As mentioned in Under Construction, I hope you’ll join me as I navigate the re-entry stage in our repatriation journey. Every three months I share a series of ‘snapshot’ blog posts about the particulars of building a new life from scratch, filed under the post category Re-entry Reality....
- The Gift of Reinvention 3 weeks ago Lately I’ve been doing a fair bit of writing on re-entry transition because, well, I’m several months into repatriation after four years in the Netherlands. I do so not simply because it’s what is foremost in my thoughts and daily actions, but also to understand. Writing about repatriation...
- The Universality of Transition 4 weeks ago In the early days of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight #370, I had no intention of writing about it. The tale of how 239 people boarded an airplane in Kuala Lumpur but never made it to Beijing is a sad, troubling one. The last thing I want to do is add to the grief, frustration and […]
- Work? In Progress 1 month ago As mentioned in Under Construction, I hope you’ll join me as I navigate the re-entry stage in our repatriation journey. Every three months I’ll share a series of ‘snapshot’ blog posts about the particulars of building a new life from scratch, filed under the post category Re-entry...
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00:19 AM December 04, 2012
Linda covers the challenges familiar to all expats, often through the kaleidoscopic lens of her personal experience and this is what makes this blog connect with the reader on a deeper level. Whether or not you're interested in life in the Netherlands, her insightful posts will have you coming back again and again... the lessons she passes on are relevant to everyone.
01:45 AM December 06, 2012
I've been following Linda's blog for a long time. As Aisha says, it's relevant to any expatriate, not just those in the Netherlands. As someone who is also dealing with the problem of elderly parents when living overseas I've been particularly touched by her posts describing her own emotional struggles on this topic.
20:15 PM December 07, 2012
What I like about Linda's blog is that she does not only write about "being an expat" but also about things relevant to the expat kids: third culture kids. I like the book reviews and the posts on emotional resilience!