4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle

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4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle
Kirsty Rice is an Australian writer and Blogger currently living in Qatar. After calling 7 countries home over the past 11 years she's embarrassed to admit she still can't pack a suitcase properly.
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  • I Swear On My Pigsticks 6 days ago Henry Hotdog and I had to swear on our pigsticks. We were in the front seat of the car, held hostage by the tween girls in the backseat who were withholding information until we swore on our pigsticks. On the way to the dance they’d both giggled about boys, who they liked, who they wanted […]

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Website Reviews » There are 4 reviews on 4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle

Nikki
04:53 AM October 05, 2012

If you're an expat there is no other blog I can think of that captures every topic, emotion and experience like Kirsty does. It might be because I am a fellow Aussie living in a parallel universe but I think Kirsty's writing appeals to everyone regardless of where they are living and what their life experiences are. My absolute favourite blog to read without question.

Wanderlust
16:27 PM October 26, 2012

Kirsty is a talented and entertaining writer who pulls readers in with her warmth, intelligence and sharp wit. A beautiful blog (and blogger).

Vegemitevix
12:09 PM November 05, 2012

Kirsty is a talented writer who blogs. Her blog posts are often so evocative they make me laugh and cry, in turn. One of my must-read blogs!

Judy
01:13 AM December 06, 2012

An irreverent look at expat life, funny and poignant in turn.

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