• Expat Mum, Expat Woman, Serial Expat
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Talking about various aspects of expat life abroad, particularly for an expat wife, a funny must-read. Inspired by recession in Ireland and live in Middle East, Doha Abu Dhabi and Jakarta, Indonesia. .

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2 years ago

Very Funny - a must read for all expat wives out there!

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