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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  • What the EU referendum means to me. 4 days ago So the UK is now set to leave the EU, almost half the country voted to stay but the majority of voters wanted the hell out of it and now they will hit a long period of uncertainty, and debate and an endless stream of tripe in the news constantly.I very rarely talk about or even think about politics...
  • My 'Tourist' day at Nissi Beach, Agia Napa 2 weeks ago Last month I got to act like a tourist for a week when my friend came to stay with us from England and I finally got round to having a proper trip to Nissi beach in Agia Napa.  I had been once before with Leo as a toddler but it was unsuccessful due to a temper tantrum (him not me!) and we ended...
  • A Star Wars Party 3 weeks ago Leo turned 7 last month and we celebrated in style with a Star Wars party.  Although Leo hasn't actually seen all the films he has played the Lego Star Wars game on the Wii many many times and is a bit of an expert at it so he loved the idea of a Star Wars theme. I am somewhat ashamed to say that...
  • Now you are Seven.... {Leonidas} 4 weeks ago Dear Leo,I hope you had a very happy birthday, we had a very busy weekend of celebrations this year!  You all seemed to have great fun at your Star Wars Party and we had a lovely family BBQ afternoon on Sunday - with 'Daddy's Yummy Chicken' and halloumi and pringles at your special...
  • Blink and you miss it.... 1 month ago So much for my renewed enthusiasm for blogging and my promises to myself that I would set aside time at least once a week to writing here again.  There is so many things I could write about but I just can't get them from my head onto the page, and then when I get the chance I don't even know where...

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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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