Successfully resetting the balance

The fact that we’re now on holidays might have something to do with the fact that we’re feeling relaxed and happy once again. Last night we arrived in Lugano which felt like a collective sigh of relief. Waking up here is a delicious treat. As we strolled into town it occurred to me that it…

In search of happy. 

This has been a tough week. One of those weeks where I find myself thinking often “I can’t wait until we’re home, where life is easier.” A wise friend pointed out that this is what we call culture shock. When the ways of one culture, grind against you like a pebble in your shoe that…

Fiction vs non-fiction

As someone who enjoys reading, I am well aware of the difference between fiction and non fiction. I enjoy reading both. As a writer, I stick to non-fiction. I have had many years of professional experience where writing has been a required skill. Presently, this blog is a work of non-fiction. I tell you this…

A new month begins

A brand new month and a brand new set of adventures for this vagabon family. The definition of vagabon as a noun is: a person who wanders from place to place without a job or a home. As an adjective it is: having no settled home.  Both definitions felt a little too close for comfort…