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It was a chance encounter yesterday on a crowded street that sent me back in time. As I turned the corner onto our nearby shopping street affectionately known as ‘the Fred,’ I caught a snippet of conversation. The young woman was seated at one of the outside tables of a local restaurant, twirling her forefinger along […]

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NorthSouthEastWest: Expat Dispatches We’re back — four intrepid souls who swap guests posts each month from the far corners of the globe. We are: North: Linda (Yours Truly) in the Netherlands (www.adventuresinexpatland.com) South: Russell in Australia (www.insearchofalifelessordinary.com) East: Erica in Japan (www.expatriababy.com) West: Maria in Canada (www.iwasanexpatwife.com) The great philosopher Socrates said that the unexamined […]

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I went to bed last night thinking about what I wanted to write here this morning. I awoke to the tumultuous news that Osama Bin Ladin was killed in a firefight with US forces in Abbotabad, a city north of Islamabad, Pakistan. Out went my well-laid plans. You see, this is very personal for me. […]

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