What’s an adventure?

Adventures happen when you go with the flow I am a pantser not a planner. This holds true both for my writing strategy as well as for my vacation strategy. Well, okay agreed, I do plan a bit, but I never set any route/location in stone. As you might have read in my previous travelblog;Continue reading “What’s an adventure?”

What’s in a name?

Third culture kid, Cross culture kid, second generation immigrant, ‘person with migrant heritage’, mixed race, mixed heritage, half-half, the dash…. What’s in a name? Why this desire to describe others in fixed categories? Why do we need to “fit in boxes’? I hate ticking boxes. Recently I came upon this wonderful TEDx talk, which deeplyContinue reading “What’s in a name?”

Raising multilingual kids

Are you raising multilingual kids? Great, I’d love to hear about your approach.Which strategy do you follow? Plurilingualism is definitely my approach. Read this article in the Guardian: ‘We speak whatever language gets the job done’ <– This is what works for me, whether it’ll be successful …. we’ll just have to wait and see.Continue reading “Raising multilingual kids”

Communities around the world

Our trip to the UK this year, was a mix of a walk down memory lane, time spent in nature & in cities & meeting up with people whom I consider part of my own little communities around the world. Many, many, many years ago, the move to Newcastle was my first move overseas asContinue reading “Communities around the world”