Don’t you miss home?

This is something I’m often asked, and I’m sure lots of other people who’ve emigrated are, too. I always find it hard to explain that after so long living abroad there are plenty of things in my own country, the UK, that I’m just not used to any more. Often, people think I must miss…

Time and money, money and time…

So far I’ve talked a lot about money, but actually of the two things in the title of this post it’s time that’s more important. Money flows in and out, but time goes in one direction only, and there’s nothing you can do to change that (unless you’re going to get into some very weird…

What’s so different?

So what are those changes I’ve made in the last 18 months? In early April 2013 I’d decided to move to the Netherlands, and I’d found a house here, but I was still living in Switzerland. I didn’t want to stay there permanently: I’d moved there in 2011 to study. I decided I was willing…