I was very happy to help out when Clara Wiggins sent out the call for guest bloggers while she and her family were in the process of moving house to South Africa. Check out her blog and also check out the book she wrote, The Expat Partner’s Survival Guide, a handy guide to those who find themselves following their spouse on an overseas posting.
Hello and welcome to the first in the series of what I am calling a Summer of Guesting. A couple of weeks ago I put out a plea for guest posts from bloggers who write about expat life or travel to help get me through the next couple of months when the children will be off school and we will be moving to South Africa. I knew I was unlikely to have much time to write blog posts (and don’t have time at the moment to write more than a handful in advance), so had the idea to ask others to contribute. I thought I might get a couple – but was overwhelmed with offers! Thank you so much to everyone who has already sent me their posts, as well as those who are busily writing them as we speak (ah hem!).
Anyway, today’s guest blog comes from Sandra…
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