Tag Archives: living abroad

Work in progress..

Dear readers, When I started this blog, my idea was to write about my daily life in the beautiful country where I live, Italy. What I didn’t know is one year later, I would be going back to work full-time … Continue reading

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Weekends away, Istanbul

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I’m back. I just spent the weekend in Istanbul. A very peaceful, wonderful magical weekend in Istanbul.  A mini vacation from my vacation. I know, who takes a vacation from vacation? it’s crazy, I feel guilty even saying it. I … Continue reading

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Relax mode

One thing for sure I have definitely shifted into full on relax mode in the 3 weeks that I have been here. The days of feeling guilty for not doing a million and one things is long behind me..well sort … Continue reading

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The French Doctor Deal

This week has flown by. There were courses to sign the kids up for, beach house reparations to be done and me who ended up getting sick. Well a sore throat and sort of feverish, anyway. I don’t usually get … Continue reading

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Bike gone missing

I have been busy lately. Very busy. In the last 5 days I have been to an awesome lunch in Monferrato, (Piedmont area – 2 hours from Milan) stayed the night at a great bed and breakfast in the town … Continue reading

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Where to shop high fashion vintage in Milan

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Recently, we went to have a hamburger at the very cool Deus Cafe- a concept/motorcycle/bicycle slash restaurant. After eating our hamburgers, buying t-shirts, and looking at motorcycles my kids and I found a hidden away RETRO STORE! That’s right, upstairs … Continue reading

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Milan, one big step forward..

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Weekends in Milan have never been better. This weekend the weather was beautiful and Milan was full of things to do for people of every age. This year along with the Orticola, the Flower Market that happens once a year … Continue reading

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Spring is here and Milano is at it’s best..

After a very long winter here in the big city we are finally starting to get what is known as Spring, and with flowers in full bloom Milan turns into the wonderful city of aperitivo and going out. Women all … Continue reading

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Have it your way..

Today is the 1st of May, otherwise known as Labour Day. The kids are off from school, S-man from work. We get to sleep in and relax, I need it. I am eating a bagel when S-man wakes up and … Continue reading

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Dear Giovanni Allevi,

Dear Giovanni Allevi, I just wanted to thank you for the incredible concert you performed last night at the Arcimboldi here in Milan. You see, it was a very special event for us as my 7-year-old daughter is one of … Continue reading

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