The Potty Diaries

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The Potty Diaries
I hope you enjoy these extremely subjective anecdotes on being a stay-at-home mum transplanted to Moscow and still coming to terms with not also being a career woman.
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  • Puppy-tastic 1 week ago So, we got a puppy.  Well, it was the one piece of the middle class jigsaw that was missing, after all, and I've never been one to avoid living up (or down) to a stereo-type.We're just over 2 weeks in to the experience now.  We'd prepared ourselves, I thought, but actually there are a few things...
  • Quietly celebrating. 3 weeks ago Yesterday evening my son came home from school, took off his tie and blazer, sat down at the table, had a snack, and did two pieces of homework. Just sat down, and did them.  Dinner followed, and then he chilled out in front of the television.Whilst this might not seem remarkable in itself, I can...
  • When I rule the world... 2 months ago I'm thinking of opening a cinema.  Not just any cinema, mind.  Oh no.In this establishment, there will be no concession stand - not in the entrance, at any rate.   No opportunity to max out on sugary or salt laden sweets in-house before the showing begins (although I'm prepared to compromise...
  • Notes from a train journey in Middle England 3 months ago Written whilst recently travelling to London by train...I'm on my way to meet up with a group of friends for lunch; it's two years since I've seen some of them as they are now scattered all over the world, so I'm looking forward to it.  Plus, you know, it's nice to Get Out.It's not been entirely...
  • A letter to my grandmother 4 months ago Dear Nana,yesterday lunchtime we got the call that you had passed on.It wasn't unexpected and yet, it was.  You'd beaten the odds a number of times to reach one hundred and four; in your fifties when you had a cancerous kidney removed; in your sixties when you had a double mastectomy after the... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Expat Mum
19:39 PM December 04, 2012

Potty has a unique way of combining tourist and expat information with tales of everyday family life in Moscow. Her writing is entertaining and funny one day, informative the next, and every so often profound and soul-baring. I never know what she's going to post about but it's always a gem!

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