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13:31 PM November 13, 2012
This blog makes me laugh until I cry and gets me wistful each time I read an entry reflecting on Ireland and all that we've all left behind. I love the sheer Irish-isms that after years abroad we've come to realise can't be erased and can't be understood by anyone other than a fellow paddy... MVP posts - 'The Depth of Generosity' and 'Maybe Drink Driving isn't so bad'. Finally, to this day as I come in through Schipol airport I find myself repeating phrases from 'Home'...
13:31 PM November 13, 2012
Love this blog. Never miss it. Very witty & always insightful.
14:03 PM November 13, 2012
I love this blog. I left Zambia 18 months ago and Ceire's blogs are always a wonderful reminder of the trials and tribulations of expat life out there. She manages to paint such vivid pictures and never fails to make me laugh out loud. Observational genius!
14:56 PM November 13, 2012
Brightens up dreary days in Dublin and brings back memories of some "eccentric" episodes
18:57 PM November 13, 2012
Every time I read Ceire's blog, I find myself yelling "Amen, sister!" She's so on point and funny at the same time. I have literally lived through many of the tribulations she mentions, and I can only wish I had half of her sense of humor about it.
19:02 PM November 13, 2012
Great blog. Always witty, clever and highly entertaining. Ceire has a unique ability to describe expat life in zambia. Her ability to paint a hilarious description of general life is always worth a read!
19:03 PM November 13, 2012
Ceire Sadlier has an amazing talent to bring the little adventures and minutiae of the every day to life that often leaves the reader (me!) in tears of laughter, torn between political correctness and the truth. She has so many times reminded me of what I loved, hated, and missed about being an expat. I look forward to every instalment which reminds me to ask...how long more do I have to wait for the next one?? :)
19:44 PM November 13, 2012
Love this blog. I have honestly laughed out loud while reading entries. I tried describing 'The Depth of Generosity' to work colleagues but ended up having to print it for them as I couldn't get through the story without laughing, hilarious.
00:54 AM November 14, 2012
Ceire has a unique take on the comings and goings of life as an expat in Zambia that never fails to bring a smile to my face. The Irish reflections are hilarious. Not unlike reading a Binchey story the characters are instantly recognizable if not known to me. I love the blog, keep it up Ceire!
18:19 PM November 14, 2012
Ceire's writing is inspirational and brightens up everyone's day who reads it. Her continuous ability to write such hilarity is profound. She paints such vivid pictures and the comedy still pours through. I can't wait for the next one!!
13:18 PM November 15, 2012
Love reading the blogs, great interpretation of life's challenges! Really enjoy taking a few minutes out for a read.
05:17 AM November 16, 2012
I love love love this blog...The writing is so warm and witty despite claiming to be cynical. I can picture sitting around with pints in hand and Ceire entertaining everyone about the adventures (and misadventures) she has had in her wonderfully colourful way. Such a good read and such a talented writer.
14:09 PM November 16, 2012
Ceire's blogs make me laugh out loud. They are a brilliant depiction of expat life in Zambia. I nearly fell off my chairing reading the one customer service -so true!
03:49 AM April 04, 2016
I see nothing has changed too much in the last 43 years!!!