How to connect and form friendships as an expat – Top Tips

How to connect and form friendships as an expat – Top Tips

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor An expat is a person who lives outside his or her own country. Pretty simple and basic, as definitions go. Most expats don't plan on living in their host country long term. They are usually there for work, for a limited amount of time. Sometimes however, the situation can [...]

The Migratory Mum

The Migratory Mum

Yesterday, I woke up at the crack of dawn, made lunch, schlepped across Zurich for my 10 year old son’s German class, schlepped all the way back home, dropped my son off, picked up my daughter and travelled all the way across again in order to attend Durga Pujo - the Bengali/East Indian iteration of [...]

Forgive Yourself

Forgive Yourself

Author: Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor As I write this, in December, I think I’ve read and heard the words ‘social distancing’ enough times to last me a lifetime! I still remember hearing it for the first time on the ‘The Late Show’ and snorting with laughter. Social distancing? What was that? Oh, if [...]