Tag Archives: in limbo

The roots that will endure…

Imagine if you were a frightened 10 year old boy, fleeing with your elder brother and parents in a hastily-packed Army Staff Car across a war-torn landscape, passing scattered groups of weary, bedraggled, defeated soldiers…. Continue reading

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Neighbours and Friends

I have the best next door neighbours who are from Romania, they’ve been here 4 years and moved in next door about 2 years ago. I have never felt the need to learn another language but I’m learning through Google … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

These are some of my thoughts on the UK leaving the EU. I live in the Netherlands and have done so since the year 2000. I continue to live here and I will most likely stay. I am single so … Continue reading

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Like a Poppy in the Storm

When I first moved to the UK I was apprehensive, because of my country’s history, how would people see me? On Armistice Day I met a veteran, he asked why I didn’t wear a poppy and I explained that it … Continue reading

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Like a Divorce…

France was my home for seventeen years, then a second home for ten. I moved there, having dreamed of doing so since I first visited when I was six. I moved with my husband and dog, and not much money, … Continue reading

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Bursting the Bubble

Picture the scene: 25 years. For 25 years we were rubbing along quite happily. I say that, but if I’m honest, the last 5 years or so were somewhat wobbly, to say the least. And yet. When that morning came, … Continue reading

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