What is a Third Culture Kid? Are mine ok?

If you need to ask ‘what is a third culture kid’ then there’s every chance you neither have one nor are one. Third culture kids are essentially those who have spent most of their childhoods growing up in a country and culture different from their parents’...

Esther the Easter cat

So here we are, week 4 in isolation having just enjoyed a quiet Easter with the family. I’m learning a lot about myself including what perhaps my days before lockdown really consisted of. Basically, I spent much time in coffee shops, visited lots of non-essential...

Self-isolation – a blessing or a curse?

Before I say anything about self-isolation, I am writing this in the hope that my family and my friends come out of this pandemic healthy, happy and untouched. For those who have been affected, my heart goes out to you. I am so sorry! So here we are, just started our...

Road trip hell. Adventure awaits.

I’m writing this blog in the dark with three kids snoring in the background having pushed me out of the bed they insisted we all shared – despite my road trip skills today! Every year, Chiang Mai becomes dangerously polluted with smog from forest fires; most of which...