I Eat My Pigeon

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I Eat My Pigeon
Serial expat blog from an American expat who has lived in Osaka, Japan, repatriated in New York, then Ireland and now lives in small town on Italy's west coast. Great fun, especially the Pigeon story!
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Website Reviews » There are 7 reviews on I Eat My Pigeon

17:31 PM October 03, 2012

Pigeon-eater Liv never fails to entertain. Whether it's tales of Old Man Antonio and his craziness, or pointing out those uniquely Italian moments that make me nod my head in recognition, her blog posts are always top value and beautifully-written.

17:58 PM October 03, 2012

Love the blog yo'. EMCx

13:31 PM October 10, 2012

Big fan. Top notch writing. Really a hammer of the written word.

13:45 PM October 10, 2012

Really love seeing the world through your words and photos. Always entertaining. Congrats.

15:28 PM October 10, 2012

A new post by Liv is always a special treat. She makes the world around her come alive, invoking the most vivid of images and characters. She is also skilled at making the reader feel what she is feeling and think what she is thinking -- she gets into our heads by making us get into hers. In sum, this is the best expat blog on the web!

16:03 PM October 10, 2012

great visual experience to read your incredibly interesting articles. Makes the reader really travel to the place in question and entertain himself with the stories described. Great writing qualities that make the reader wanting to travel more! Love it!!!

Señor Albondiga
00:20 AM October 12, 2012

Liv's writing comes from the heart - and her keen, quirky, vibrant insights make foreign lands seem not so foreign, and her own expat tales a howl to read. A true gem of the Internet!!!

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