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The expat thing

I have never liked the word expat. It sounds funny: ecs-pah-t. And it’s not even a real word, it’s short for expatriate, “out of your country”, in other words, emigrant. But in fact, it means a lot more. It means … Continue reading

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A maid or a Roomba?

We need a maid.  I know I sound like a snob when I say that but there are many reasons why we need a maid. Everybody has one.  Or two.  And a cook.  And a nanny.  And a gardener.  And … Continue reading

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