Africa (10 posts found)
Africa Expat Wives Club - There have been a few raised eyebrows about the name of this blog and to be honest, it was originally designed to capture attention, and not necessarily in a good way. Just in a 'stop me in my tracks and let's have a read' way. The na...
I got really excited about a song recently because I thought that it was by a Kenyan artist, this was because of the 'Africa' scenes in the video - turns out it was Nico and Vinz who are Norwegian (Am I Wrong) - a bit sad on my part... However, I feel I hav...
- expat stereotype
- jack kenya cowboy
- Kenya Cowboy
- modern day expat
- safari life
- white kenyan
He's the original Africa Expat stereotype who got all of those tongue wagging... 'Who is Jack?' Jack is a ‘Kenya Cowboy’; his family have been in Kenya for three generations and he holds a local passport (making him therefore a ‘Kenya citizen’, or ‘...
- culture shock
- expat life
- expat wife
- guide book
- modern day expat
- New expat
- trailing spouse
We have all been there - new to expat life or new to a country and no idea where to start. The guidebooks are not designed for this. Oh the stress of knowing where to put yourself and how to fit in: Written for Telegraph Expat Life: The New Arrival ...
African child welfare experts say the number of international adoptions of children from Africa has risen dramatically in recent years
"African child welfare experts say the number of international adoptions of children from Africa has risen dramatically in recent years" BBC Africa. twitter.com/BBCAfrica/statuses/207407629058834432Just heard this on the radio today. I have t...
Charles and Camilla arriving at Zanzibar airport.Seeing this photograph of Charles and Camila in Zanzibar brings memories flooding back. First time visitors to the island, nothing can prepare you for the extreme humidity and heat. And the...
So, picture the scene, on Tuesday morning (yesterday) in Nairobi; it's been raining heavily, state schools have just reopened, it's the beginning of the month (ie take the car to work as there's a little money in your pocket) and ...
Nairobi is dry, dry, dry at the moment. Red dust, the grass is yellow and crispy to walk on. While the daily sunshine is nice, what I do object to are the tiny ants all over the kitchen and the breakfast table in the morning. If you put ...
Visitors and foreigners often say how much they enjoyed their visit, however they would still very much like to see ‘the real Kenya’ or indeed ‘the real Africa’. I must admit that once, on a writing course, I alluded to the fact that running through villages w...