Adele Carpool Karaoke

This is just priceless. Seriously, Adele singing the Spice Girls. I just don’t know what to say. You are welcome!

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Once One, Always One

A couple of readers have e-mailed me, and expressed why I still identify with being a Diplomatic Kid or 3rd Culture Kid. So I thought, I would share my feelings on this. I might be an adult, but my life, until I was 20, was shaped by my Father’s vocation (it wasn’t just a career, but a calling). I moved

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Foreign Affairs is Like Smoking, Once You Start it’s hard to Quit

My Father had arrived at posting, tired, but ready to work. Mum and I had arrived 6 weeks earlier so that I could start school, it was a little insane arriving on posting without the actual diplomat. Technically, you are on post, but not really because the current Ambassador hadn’t even vacated the house yet. Let’s just say, AWKWARD. But

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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 guess what, they were the

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Foreign Affairs

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 of her panicking in a

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