Month: February 2016

Rumour Mill

It is deadly, can break up a family, or hurt a career. I was always acutely aware of the rumour mill within the department. Growing up, the hallways were thick with chatter, lies or over exaggerations. There was nowhere to turn. The department had 2 physiologists on hand for anyone to go talk to, but …

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Serenade who?

Photo via Every wedding is like a roller coaster, trying to organize one with everyone’s egos attached is kind a like being the ring master in circus of all animals. My Mother had this vision that since she had put together so many diplomatic affairs, that some how, she knew best. I guess her memories …

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Check the O.R

This lingo gets confusing. In Diplomatic speak, O.R is the official residence. The official residence is where the Ambassador lives, and many aspire to finally step foot in these monstrous houses. Except me, I know better. We arrived, with a 14 hour difference, I was about to turn 10, we were finally reunited. My Father …

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Happiness

It struck me, just how unbelievably lucky I am to have been born in a Western country, a country in which I can change my own circumstance if I wished. A few days ago, I was listening to a couple of older gentleman at the gym complain, complain there were no jobs for their kids, …

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