A matter of choice

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A matter of choice
A blog about an British expat Mum in Cyprus making a new life with a baby and toddler.
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  • The Christmas Countdown 1 week ago It's December already and that means my countdown to Christmas can begin.   I love Christmas and I do always say that it is a 'season' not just a day (it's not just me - it says so in the song!) but I think it should generally be confined to December.Decoration Day   (it has capital letters...
  • Painting Autumn Trees 1 week ago A few weeks ago Louka and I were unusually home alone as Leo had gone to play with a school friend, unused to being without his brother he was a bit sad about not being able to go too so I decided to cheer him up by getting the paints out and giving him something to create.I remembered that Leo and...
  • Reasons to be Cheerful - A lovely Sunday and Motivated Monday 1 week ago A month or so ago I was full of good intentions regarding my blog,  I'd published several posts,   14 in fact over October and November which I hadn't come close to since early 2015.    I was on such a roll that I'd even had several more ready to go and saved in my drafts folder!I don't even...
  • Our Ochi Day 3 weeks ago October 28th is a national holiday in Cyprus, known as 'Ochi Day'A little bit of history for you... (thanks to Fatcatz Mobilty)The word ‘Ochi’ simply means ‘No’. It is the word Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas used in 1940 to Mussolini’s spokesperson when asked if Axis forces could...
  • My Sunday Photo - 13th November 3 weeks ago This is Glyki Nero beach in Agia Napa,  taken on Friday at about 8am.  Not bad for a November morning!I had taken the boys to school and I was on my way to my first Zumba class.  As Leo starts school at 7;45am  and zumba starts at 8:30am  it wasn't worth going home so I took the scenic route...

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  • Some 'Friendly' Advice Writing Contest October 2012 When you decide to live in another country for no apparent reason other than ‘because you can’ there are obviously lots of things to consider but there is one very important thing you need to do, it’s not deciding where to live, getting a job...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Cyprus Gold Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 12 reviews on A matter of choice

Sam Barnes
09:55 AM October 21, 2012

A warm and lighthearted blog that is also very informative and relevant to anyone who is not only only an expat but who is also a mum. This blog covers a varied range of subjects inlcuding crafts, helping to get certain documentation organised when in cyprus, motherhood, cooking, and so many others. It also has the lovely touch of the regular flash back friday and silent sunday which I personally love. A very interesting read everytime and always delivered in friendly and strangley comforting manner. Love this blog :)

Debbie
11:51 AM October 21, 2012

Love Emma's blog. So fresh, informative and fun. Has me laughing out loud and feeling I am there. Brill blog. Look forward to evey one. :-) it brings Cyprus to my lounge in dismal England! I love Emma's memories and the trails and tribulations she faces with a smile in her words.

J Richmond
13:00 PM October 21, 2012

I love this blog, there is always something of interest for everyone. It is informative, down to earth, true to life and covers such a variety of subjects.

Christine Amorim
15:31 PM October 21, 2012

I think this is a great blog, with a good variety of posts giving a fun and informative view of an expat's life in Cyprus.

Vanja
18:47 PM October 21, 2012

This is a great blog, informative, funny, real. There is something for everyone there. I love her friendly and down to earth delivery.

Nikki
23:12 PM October 21, 2012

A great blog. Honest, informative and gives you a real flavour of life in Cypress :)

Carole Hallett Mobbs
21:44 PM October 22, 2012

Great blog, very real and interesting.

Wendy Henderson
20:29 PM October 23, 2012

I love this blog, warm, funny and informative. You get a real taste of what it feels like to live as an expat in Cyprus.

Vegemitevix
11:48 AM November 05, 2012

I love Emma's blog, it's such a real description of the ups and downs of expat life. I can't help but admire her courage raising her young family (and having a baby) in her expat country!

Rosalind
14:06 PM November 05, 2012

Love seeing parenthood across the globe a lovely heart warming blog

Mimi
21:22 PM December 04, 2012

A great and honestly written blog. While we may be at different stages in our lives, the trials and tribulations of being an expat are the same. Emma writes a fantastic blog about life in Cyprus. Would recommend it in a heartbeat.

Carine
18:35 PM December 11, 2012

This is a lovely blog with posts totally relevant to life in Cyprus, published on a consistent basis. Emma is honest in her writing, refreshing and funny. I have enjoyed following her musings over the years and am proud to have her guest blogging in her very own blog section on our website www.mumsincyprus.com. Very deserving!

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