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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Each and every year it starts the same. I turn back to my last year's resolutions and see just how far I got through my list. I reflect on what has taken place over the last 12...

Middle age expat

There is always so much to be grateful for! I am taking a few moment to reflect upon things as I hit the big milestone of 45 years of age today! It’s my birthday and I will cry...
Everyone seems to be moving away from Hungary looking for work, school or a new life. It’s true, we get asked everyday why would anyone choose to move here if given the options between Canada and France? Well the answer is...
Mom stayed for 5 weeks, although we were hoping for longer, somewhere between 3 months and the rest of her life. I know that it’s selfish, wanting my mom to move from Vancouver back to her roots in Budapest to...
Leaving for France

The journey

When I go over the last 8 years in my mind, I sometimes forget the courage it took, the crazy experiences we went through, the change and adaptation and I wonder if it was all real.
It happens like so many spontaneous things happen; you think you are on the path doing one thing, and then something changes and you find yourselves on a romantic weekend getaway without children! Yeehaw! We were interviewing a couple for...
It seems to me that whenever I have a bit of time to write, I always start with an apology about my lack of time to write. Expat life starts off slow and easy, life gains some speed in any...
  Our student Dora did a two-week English homestay with our family over the winter break, and she shared with us a version of Salisbury steak, with a French-twist that was just out of this world. It is rare these days...

New Years 2018

It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot 2017 was a year full of change and growth. I found a routine over the last 15 months that includes class preparations, hours of marking, private...

Women in business Hungary

Things have been very interesting in Budapest Hungary for our expat family when it comes to starting our homestay business. When we arrived in September last year, we explored the market immediately as to what kind of English teaching programs...