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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  • 2016 Flashbacks - Part 4 1 day ago October is a favourite month of mine, it starts of still being ever so hot, and soon cools enough to spend time in the sun without feeling like you are going to melt!We started the month with the Daxifest Charity Festival,   we were working with the Photo Booth and it was nice to be able to let...
  • 2016 Flashbacks - Part 3 1 week ago Our summer is long here in Cyprus, not only because of the heat, but also the fact that the schools close for 13 weeks and the summer holiday starts in mid June.  Add that to the fact that for most people I know here it is the busiest time of year where many people get very few days off, if any at...
  • 2016 Flashbacks - Part 2 1 week ago Continuing with my flashback posts of 2016 (you can find part 1 here ) we are moving onto April, when apparently I declared that Summer was beginning and we had several Sunday afternoons down at our new favourite beach.We went exploring again and rediscovered the 'secret cave'  at the Agia Napa...
  • The Christmas Present Hunt 2 weeks ago After a month of chocolate for breakfast and increasing excitement Christmas day finally dawned. I really hadn't slept well - I was so convinced that one of the boys would wake up and demand to get up at some stupid hour that I was waking up with every little noise all night long.  I heard Leo go...
  • The one where we actually left the house 2 weeks ago If in doubt, get out!   I have no idea if someone once said that to me or if it just popped into my head but I've decided its a good phrase when it comes to deciding what to do.   I've never been very good at just getting out the house with the boys, always over thinking it - too hot, too cold?...

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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...

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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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