the packing beast

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the packing beast
I've landed in beautiful Zürich after 8 moves across three continents, following my husband who is a crazy gipsy under an engineer disguise. Peace at last. And then the two baby-gipsies hit puberty and all hell broke lose.
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  • Merry Kiss-my-ass 2 years ago At H&M they sell Xmas sweaters. I like Xmas sweaters, they are kitsch and remind me of Colin Firth in Bridget Jones' Diary, which is one of my favourite movies. So I picked up one, and my eyes almost fell out of my head. On closer inspection they are not Christmas sweaters at all. The words...
  • of memorable moments -- sui momenti memorabili 2 years ago This was a perfect day, my girl and I both studying, the apparent quiet of two sizzling brains at work. Unfortunately, even though I brought her 2 peeled mandarins in my beautiful Ittala coloured glass bowl, this day will leave no trace. Normality is washed away, what remains burnt into our...
  • of parents-teachers conferences -- sull'ultimo incontro con gli insegnanti 2 years ago This past week I had my very last parents-teachers conferences. I went through this process for 15 years from when my son was in 1st Kindergarten and I sat on the little chair nodding while listening to his teacher tell me all the things he could do better and making a mental list of fuck-yous at...
  • of Die Bachelorette -- sulla Bachelorette 2 years ago God bless the Bachelorette, or rather DIE Bachelorette, because we are talking about the Swiss version of the match-making program. My daughter and I have been diligently following the program for two months, it's been an amazing tool to discuss with her the dynamics of the dating world. Like how...
  • of the second half -- sulla seconda metà 3 years ago WTF, so much turmoil in this little person of mine. I once wrote a post about midlife crisis and how I had read a quote that said that "it's when you reach the top of the ladder and realise it was leaning against the wrong wall". What a bunch on senseless crap. This is such a male thing to say,... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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