Tag archive for "homesick"

expat life

How to deal with self pity

25 Comments 02 August 2011

I am working on an eBook for new expats (the novel is resting at the moment) which means a lot of time sitting inside, getting far too absorbed in the issues faced by living overseas. It is doing some minor damage. I go nuts if I’m indoors too long, thinking about one thing too much […]

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expat life

My British Dreamtime

4 Comments 20 October 2010

For an expat moving from everything being new and different and exciting, to living an everyday sort of life in the host country there is a feeling of success (I’m fitting in!) but also a sense of loss. I first visited Britain during the summer after I graduated from High School.  Our vacation lasted almost […]

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