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 Big 40 - the extended celebrations 2 months ago You may have heard that I turned 40 last week,   I believe I might have mentioned it?I had a fantastic birthday day,  and a brilliant birthday party, but not being one to pass up an excuse to celebrate I continued for the whole week. I *had* to, of course as my bestie was over from the UK and...
  • The big 40... Party Time! 2 months ago My 40th birthday fell on a Wednesday so it made sense to delay my party until the weekend,   which of course was good as I got to have an extended celebration! It was a brilliant evening with a great crowd of people,  and a good number considering so many unable to make it due to work...
  • The big 40 birthday celebrations 2 months ago As the clock struck midnight on 1st January 2017 I was standing on my balcony with Aaron, Mum & Dad and the boys. As we raised our glasses and wished each other a happy new year,  Aaron turned to me and said.... 'You do realise that you'll be 40 this year'This set the tone for the following 10...
  • Here comes 40.... 2 months ago When I was a child I remember working out that I would turn 23 in the year 2000. It seemed such a long way off and I couldn't imagine being such an age, presumably all grown up and sensible.  I'm sure it's no surprise to anyone over the age of 20 that of course I wasn't all grown up and sensible...
  • Back to School 3 months ago It's back to school day today!After almost 3 months of lazy days, lie ins and not much of a schedule to stick to it was time to set the alarm and get the boys out of bed again.  It was a bit strange this morning,  it's actually the first year where I have to really use an alarm. They were always...

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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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