Category Archives: UK

Arrived in Cuba and dialing up my internet!

Tweet I bet you have all forgotten what that sounds like.  I have to admit to feeling very nostalgic when I heard that old familiar noise. Sorry for my absence from the blogsphere but the last few weeks have been … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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My Unbearable Lightness of Being in Guatemala

Tweet I had no specific plans to emigrate from my country and if I did, in my daydreams, it was to my neighbouring countries of France or Spain that I pictured myself setting up home.   I had lived or … Continue reading

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Unexpected post about the Royal Wedding – Feeling homesick in Guatemala

Tweet I did not expect to be writing a post about my own country quite so soon especially not one about the Royal Family but when I got up this morning and put on the TV to catch up on … Continue reading

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