American In Exile

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American In Exile
Diane Morgan left the US in 2002 on a Watson Fellowship and has been living abroad ever since. She currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand, with her Welsh husband.
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  • Whales, royal visits and much, much more 1 week ago I'm determined not to turn this blog into a mommy/baby blog completely so today I am writing with a few bits of news from New Zealand.  Of course, I can't promise the posts won't be sprinkled with a couple of photos of Morgan but I will try to keep them relevant to the subject matter!  Last week...
  • Morgan Cook Evans 3 weeks ago Introducing our son, Morgan Cook Evans!  He arrived at Wellington Hospital at 1:30pm on 14 March 2014, weighing in at 3.96 kilograms or 8 pounds 12 ounces. Now onto this mysterious middle name...!  Some of you have made the connection immediately which means you get an A+ for your knowledge of...
  • Massive life changes -- coming soon! 1 month ago Hello and welcome to the last official weeks of pregnancy.  I won't tell you the due date because I think it's a silly concept but I will tell you that the official due date is sometime in the next two weeks.  And -- much to my agitation -- there's no sign of the Little Dragon making an...
  • The Joys of Pregnancy 2 months ago Oh the joys, the joys!  Some women love being pregnant but I ain't one of them.  Sorry to report but I've found the whole thing pretty intolerable.  So before the stork comes and the Men In Black turn up to wipe my memory clean, I'm writing this stuff down. The top secret fourth stage of labourI...
  • Que haces?? 3 months ago A few years ago, we had some fantastic housemates named Feli and Tomas.  They were from Argentina and Tomas would frequently greet me in the kitchen with "What are you doing?".  It's a literal translation from the Spanish "Que haces?" but the way he said it in English always made me feel like I...

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Website Reviews » There are 5 reviews on American In Exile

Karen Lombardo
13:24 PM November 25, 2012

Great blog!

Lou Krilov
19:14 PM November 27, 2012

Diane is a great writer. She is always very interesting. Makes me want to visit New Zealand.

Natalie
01:29 AM December 02, 2012

I really enjoy reading Diane's blog - she has a diverse range of interests which makes it very easy to live vicariously through her writing and photos. Her perspective of being an American living in New Zealand are entertaining and insightful. Thanks Diane!

Niru Kumar
07:36 AM December 03, 2012

I love Diane's writing. Its peppered with great humour and insight. I love the diversity in the topics as well. Way to go Diane.... Niru.

Sally Morgan
17:48 PM February 12, 2013

I really enjoy the descriptions and information provided by Diane's Blog. Makes me feel as if I am experiencing the moment too!

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