Category Expat life

It’s that time of year again…

When we lived in Peru, I hardly realized what it meant to be an expat. Expat as in expatriate, someone who lives outside his passport country, by choice. Of course I knew we were expats, but the full implication of that didn’t sink in until we moved to Tanzania, 7 years later. Till then, we […]

Holiday Habits

I love school holidays! Not having to get up at 6am every day is enough to make me very happy about a break from school. I do waste away a few hours of precious time every morning, by staying in bed too long, reading a book, or just wandering about the house in pyjama’s, not doing much. But […]

On Leaving & Weaving

Yesterday was the last day of the ISM 2014-15 school year. In the final two hour long general assembly, students were awarded for achievements in sports, for action taken in serving the community and for other accomplishments, such as finishing the Primary Years Program. It was great to see all these talented students on stage. […]