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added on 23/01/2014 by: denisehession
Talking about various aspects of expat life abroad, particularly for an expat wife, a funny must-read. Inspired by recession in Ireland and live in Middle East, Doha Abu Dhabi and Jakarta, Indonesia. .
 tags: expat life for wife in Indonesia, expat life for wife in Middle East, expat wife, Irish emigrant abroad, reluctant expat
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House Hunting Doha  Posted on 10/15/2014
For some the idea of being holed up at the Intercontinental Hotel on Westbay in Doha for a month might sound ideal, but for a mother of three, wife to one and daughter of the land, so to speak, it’s nothing short of sheer torture....
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Old Doha New Doha  Posted on 10/08/2014
Arriving days ago to Doha wasn’t as daunting as it might have been, after all, I’d been to and lived-in Doha before. It was my first stop when I emigrated from Ireland in 2010 and it was where I called home for almost two...
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Snowballs chance in Doha  Posted on 09/30/2014
Moving to Doha, Qatar from Ireland and not sure what to pack, read on.......to find out what you need to bring and what you cannot find in Qatar
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Expats and Families  Posted on 09/25/2014
If families were meant to stay together nobody would grow up and move on with their lives. It’s the anti-climax in every expats summer, it causes rifts among siblings, tension among grandparents and stress for everyone, it’s...
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Back to Doha  Posted on 09/22/2014
I had braced myself for any news, our respite in Ireland couldn’t last forever, and I knew we would soon have to embark on another journey, an adventure, to some far flung foreign destination. Luckily for me our first expatriation,...
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What a Waste  Posted on 09/17/2014
Bless our cotton socks, we’re a great nation to get introduced to an idea and run with it. Thirty years ago, I was a sticky happy kid, sitting in the back of the car at the dump, watching people fling bags of rubbish out of the...
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Living in Limbo  Posted on 09/10/2014
The act of living in limbo was never something I thought I could cope with, let alone master and perfect.   Alas, I have succeeded, I have grown akin to the common bee, floating from flower to flower sucking the nectar from each...
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Remember to Vote again!  Posted on 09/04/2014
‘New Age Emigrant’  from The Reluctant Emigrant is nominated in the Best Blog Post, this category can be voted on by the public and I would appreciate if you could vote, just click on this...
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Doggy Style  Posted on 09/03/2014
Like entering the set of the twilight zone, where everyone is in on the private joke except you, I walk around this summer in Ireland, awestruck at the new trend that has evidently hit every third person or so. Men boast lean fit ones,...
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Anywhere but Carrig  Posted on 09/01/2014
Thousands and thousands of children and across Ireland are back to school next week, thousands and thousands of parents are getting ready to exhale. They are delighted to have the kids back, the old routine restored,...
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  • denisehession
    denisehession 05 February 2014 12:16:16

    Very Funny - a must read for all expat wives out there!

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