What a weekend!

Friday morning did not start well. 'Tracey' my Indian 'assistant' was most unco operative when I rang the bank because I was having trouble transferring money. It seems when one changes countries, Microsoft and many other companies like to shut down accounts! I was down to my last 25 euros and the it's 'so easy …

Bravery

I read a sign today that said "a foreign accent is a sign of bravery". It made me think.... This is very true! To leave the country of your birth, all those things familiar, friends and family, security etc. and move to a country that does not speak your native language, is indeed a sign …

It seems I'm turning into a Spanish senora quite quickly. I've been here two weeks and already I find that I am becoming a local. The waiter answered me in Spanish yesterday and I sat back with a smile on my face to equal that of Luna Park! 'I've made it! I'm a legend' I …

I just found this one that I hadn’t posted!

I recently had a conversation with someone that is haunting me (almost a week later). Unintentionally, I made a comment that stirred something up for him and I feel awful. This person doesn't share much about his life but is always interested in others' lives. He is caring and kind, but I realized after this …

ANZAC DAY (Australia & New Zealand Army Corps)

Its Anzac Day...a day Australians and New Zealanders take very seriously with a public holiday, parades and services to honour those who have fought in wars. I always listen to the dawn service on the ABC radio and I couldn't do that today, but I did wake just before dawn and did my own thing, …