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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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Money can buy anything – in Qatar  Posted on 02/23/2015
There is no doubt that everything in life is relative and your sense of achievement and accomplishment is naturally also relative to or even dependent upon where you live and who you are surrounded by. There was a time in Ireland when...
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Family Pro  Posted on 02/08/2015
So what do you do all day? – It always take me aback when people ask this question at a social gathering just when things are going nicely, the room seems to hush a little waiting for the reply. Very early on I figured that the best...
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Teenagers In Qatar  Posted on 01/29/2015
Not the most easily transportable, not the most easily adjustable, not the most co-operative and a nightmare to travel with, guess what……teenagers. I need space, no-one here understands me, why do we have to live abroad, why...
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Just Like Me  Posted on 01/20/2015
When I compare, Qatar today with Qatar of five years ago, there is a notable change in the landscape. Infrastructure, Ikea, more Malls, sure, but the most welcome difference is the increased number of Irish families now living in...
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Thanks God, for Nothing.  Posted on 01/04/2015
It’s that time of the year again where we all try to make resolutions that will ultimately better ourselves, so we change something. That’s us, if we’re not in destruction mode we’re in construction mode, no...
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Thanks God, for Nothing.  Posted on 01/04/2015
It’s that time of the year again where we all try to make resolutions that will ultimately better ourselves, so we change something. That’s us, if we’re not in destruction mode we’re in construction mode, no...
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Full Circle for Christmas  Posted on 12/24/2014
Suddenly you forget about the family health issue that brought you home in the first place and you realise, ‘hey, I’m home for Christmas’. You begin to think of all the Christmases you missed out on and decide that every...
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Full Circle for Christmas  Posted on 12/24/2014
Suddenly you forget about the family health issue that brought you home in the first place and you realise, ‘hey, I’m home for Christmas’. You begin to think of all the Christmases you missed out on and decide that every...
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Too Much Christmas  Posted on 12/16/2014
I like Christmas as much as the next person but when it’s still miles away and someone says , ‘it doesn’t feel very Christmassy this year’ I can feel my fondness for the festive season begins to wane a...
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Too Much Christmas  Posted on 12/16/2014
I like Christmas as much as the next person but when it’s still miles away and someone says , ‘it doesn’t feel very Christmassy this year’ I can feel my fondness for the festive season begins to wane a...
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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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