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Intentional Living

Questioning our culture

Last week I received the following message from our new neighbours: “Would you like to come over for a wine (or some beer)?” This might seem like a totally innocuous question. Normal even. But it left me feeling quite angry. Why? You might ask. Because drinking is so acceptable, ‘normal’ in our culture, that anything […]

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Festive Season or Christmas

A Totally Different Festive Season

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah or not, there are a number of things to get your head around the festive season when living abroad.  There is no year that this has been truer than this.  But, not being in your native country can be an amazingly enriching experience, whilst bringing up some mixed emotions. I […]

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