Category Archives: Friendship

End of School Year Chaos

The end of the school year is alway manic: final assemblies, prize giving or such like, end of year parties or discos, sourcing the perfect thank you teachers present. Being an expat is no different, if not worse. Besides the … Continue reading

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Living with Depression

Depression is a dreadful illness to suffer from. Few people admit to it. Few people understand it. Few people know how to deal with it. Last month, I participated in the Yamathon. A urban marathon where a team of 3 … Continue reading

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Expat Friends Part 2

This week we experienced the other side of expat friendships… The leaving. The expat community is a constant ebb and flow of people. Most contracts are for 1-2 years resulting in the change of people dynamic. After being here for … Continue reading

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Expat Friends

Making new friends while an expat has its ups and downs. When you first arrive- you don’t know a soul, so meeting new people and creating new friendships is crucial… And difficult… Creating a friend that you can depend on, … Continue reading

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