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expats and virtual hangouts

Are you keeping connected with virtual hangouts?

What are virtual hangouts? Remember the days when you would meet up with family and friends for a caffe latte? Or better still, remember popping over to friends for a cuppa? It was something we took for granted! Something that felt as normal as breathing, but not anymore! Now we are spending more time at …

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self-isolation

What is self-isolation like so far?

Okay, so I flew into Sydney International Airport early yesterday morning from Singapore,  knowing that I will have to be in self-isolation for two weeks. I usually fly in, and there is chaos as everyone fights their way to immigration. Arriving early in the morning ensures that I land into turmoil. There are always lines …

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BOARDING SCHOOL

What happens if boarding schools close because of the Coronavirus?

We are already aware of many schools closing due to the Coronavirus. It is no longer just China and Hong Kong that is taking precautions; we also see entire countries have closed down, so what happens if boarding schools close because of the Coronavirus and you live miles away? The latest communication from the schools …

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What it’s really like to be living away from your family.

I have spoken about living away from my family on more than one occasion. What it’s like to have children in boarding school and more often than not how much I’m missing the kids. All though I speak all doom and gloom most times, here I will explain what it’s like to live away from …

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