November 14, 2015

For Paris, my heart is aching.

Paris is in my heart. It has been there for so long, I hardly remember a time when it wasn’t. I walked off the train in Gare […]
August 8, 2015

Vientiane: Then and Now

A few months ago Paola offered me and the rest of the Expatclic team the opportunity to take part in one of her travel writing workshop. I like to […]
July 29, 2015

A beautiful Sunday in Melbourne

      Today the sun was shining and the air was crisp, perfect day to go and explore Melbourne, I thought! My idea was welcomed by the […]
July 7, 2015

Our made up wedding

When Nigel and I decided to get married, in my mind I knew exactly what I wanted: a beautiful summer day, lovely little church in my dad’s […]
March 23, 2015

Of memories, destiny and special places

In the summer of 1989 I was working in a bar on the beach in Italy, feeling a bit restless and wondering what to do next. […]
January 1, 2015

Nostalgic walks

  Since I moved away I have loved going back and walk around, noticing all those things that I would probably ignore if I lived there. During […]
December 28, 2014

Reflections on “home”

My first thought on writing this post has been about what language to use. How can I better reflect on my last trip to Italy? What language […]
October 5, 2014

A walk in the bush

I miss the mountains but, since I have become a master of compromising, a walk in the bush has its own magic!  
September 28, 2014

Once a country girl, always a country girl!

Although I escaped from my small,  provincial town as soon as I could, in the past few years I have become nostalgic for all the country […]