Expat blogs

Carole Hallett MobbsExpat blogs, Personal stories

Words in a word cloud about expat bloggers and links
Links to personal expat blogs The most useful and interesting way to find out what it’s like living in a new country is to read all about it from those already living there! On this page I list some links to personal expat blogs, ordered by country. Through these blogs ... Read More

Positive thinking when stressed

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Positive thoughts

/ Being back in my home country I realise I haven’t updated this personal part of my site for some time – a year in fact. Most of my time is taken up with building and maintaining this site and I find it more invigorating to reach out to people … Read More

Security in South Africa

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Sign post with hi-jacking hot spot written on it

Crime in South Africa I was all too aware of the many crime issues in South Africa prior to us moving here – we couldn’t escape the doom-laden tales from the media, friends and colleagues. Interestingly, the most negative stories came from those people who had never actually been to … Read More

Making a house a home

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Giraffe

Hello from South Africa! Yes, I’m online properly again! How are you all? I’ve been here for three months and I’m finally beginning to get everything sorted. I have my own room to use as an office and it’s fully connected to the internet now, so I can throw myself … Read More

Today is the start of my new adventure

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Hamster on a wheel inside a computer Moving overseas

Moving day is here! Today is my last day in Berlin – I’m flying back to the UK this evening. Moving abroad in stages We’re relocating in stages. I have some meetings and other appointments in the UK; visiting potential senior schools for daughter, a photo shoot, a meet-up with … Read More