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Girl's Trip

Paris in the spring with the girls

The Story of the Infamous Butt-Bra Jeans. One of the things about being an expat is that you leave friends behind in your old homes.

Expat Life, SwissNic

How I got to Switzerland… Part One !

Wrote this a while ago, about my experience moving to Switzerland 12 years ago.  Thought it was worth posting it here as it sums up  the whole "how I got here" part of my story! When people ask me why I left my comfortable life in Canada to move to Switzerland, they usually are hoping… Continue reading How I got to Switzerland… Part One !

SwissNic

We are all Tragically Hip

As I begin writing this article I am sitting on my balcony in a small town not too far from Geneva, with a beautiful view of the Swiss alps. I am listening to The Hip - Ahead by a Century, probably too loud. I don't care , I am feeling rebellious. Rebellious and nostalgic. Rebellious and nostalgic and another feeling I can't quite place. Vulnerable?

SwissNic

I Did Not Go to the Women’s March

  Saturday, across the globe, people participated in Women's Marches - this movement is not "just" for women, but for everyone. From Sydney, Australia to Vancouver, Canada, people gathered to march against intolerance, to take a stand for women's rights, minority rights, rights for lesbian, gay, transgender people, rights for disabled people, rights for immigrants… Continue reading I Did Not Go to the Women’s March

Parenting

Mom’s Words of Wisdom to a Grown Up Child

A few pearls of wisdom from a mom watching her son move out and far away...   Take care of your body. Eat vegetables. Use sunscreen. Drive defensively. Drink moderately. In other words, please take good care of this person that I have protected for the past 20 years! Take care of your brain. Eat… Continue reading Mom’s Words of Wisdom to a Grown Up Child