Category Archives: Guatemala

Global Mum

Tweet We finally moved out of Guatemala, and are on our way to Cuba via the UK.  So much has happened in the last few days that I don´t know how to coherently write it all down but feel I … Continue reading

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On the run, safe house and processions …….

Tweet Our possessions have all disappeared and are due to mysteriously arrive in another country where I am sure we will spend an eternity fighting with the customs  …… but we are ready for it. What if the ship sinks? … Continue reading

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The Toaster

Tweet We have moved out of our house and our things have left in a big truck headed for Cuba but not without some interesting issues along the way.  One of which, I would like to share here as maybe … Continue reading

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Leaving school and cats …..

Tweet The boys are leaving their little school here in Guatemala.  They have only been there half a year but have been very happy.  Academically they have both excelled which really helped their confidence, especially Nico who learnt to read … Continue reading

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My Nanny State

Tweet Here in Guatemala all my friends have nannies, niñeras, muchachas or whatever terminology you care to use.  It is par for the course, and a well known advantage of the third world lifestyle – a hangover from a colonial … Continue reading

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Home is where the heart is.

Tweet Home is where the heart is, that´s what they say.  But what exactly does that mean?     A few days before my present home will be torn apart and broken up I have this weird nesting feeling.  I … Continue reading

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Antigua Life. Small Town, Easy Town

Tweet       I would like to begin this post by telling anybody who stumbles on to my site by accident that you should visit La Antigua Guatemala.  It is a unique, incredibly beautiful and special place.  When I … Continue reading

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Hard times in Cuba? or Guatemala?

Tweet Everyone is telling me that I will be arriving in Cuba for a time of great change and not all of those changes for the good, depending on who you are talking to.  The Cubans apparently are going to … Continue reading

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Saskia La Cubanita

Tweet If ever there was a girl born to go and live in Cuba it is my little Saskia. All my children enjoy music and dancing like their parents but she has taken this love to an extreme.  She lives … Continue reading

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Living on a Beach not on Facebook

Tweet The Beach in Cuba   When asked about our move to Cuba my sons always respond with ………… our house will be right on the beach!  People even react to me in a similar way especially when they see … Continue reading

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