Who Even Am I?

As I find myself for the first time living long-term in a white majority country, I try to figure out “Who Even Am I?”

The Cologne House Hunt

If I have only one complaint two complaints about Cologne, it’s that people smoke way too much, and the housing market is a complete nightmare. In no other country I’ve moved to have I felt the possiblity of being homeless so keenly! View this post on Instagram When we first moved here, we didn't actually…

Marking Anniversaries

I don’t have a track record of remembering anniversaries and important dates. These days, you don’t need to, thanks to Facebook and Time Hop. All you need to do is put up a post about it and it’ll remind you every year ‘On This Day’. Very Convenient. However, I have been trying to be less…

I am an Expat

  So this just happened and I know, I know, it isn’t such a big deal. But from being viewed as an immigrant (and all of its unfair connotations) to actually being called an Expat – the joy is understated. And the fact that I didn’t have to go through the drastic/traumatic process of changing…

Sawadee Ka

The last month is a blur, understandably so. If I have to look back on it from where I am sitting right now, in office, in Bangkok, it’s just a dizzying mix of suitcases, clothes, family, work, food, salary, emotional goodbyes and presents. Lots and lots of presents. I made a deliberate attempt to not…