Moving away from home can be an incredibly difficult, isolating and stressful process. Moving away from home with depression is even more difficult. Moving away from home with depression when your main trigger is isolation and separation from your friends and family is, in a nutshell, a little bit intense. I’ve always maintained however, that… Continue reading The Depressed Expat – how to miss friends and terrify people.
Today’s writing101 task is to work with a one-word prompt. The word I have picked is ‘choice’. This post outlines those choices I’ve made in the past twelve months that contributed to me being here, sitting at my desk in Saudi Arabia – 3276 miles away from my home. I chose to give Paul a… Continue reading Choice – how it brought me from there, to here.
For the month of November in addition to committing myself to NaBloPoMo I have also signed up to WordPress’ Writing and Blogging 101 classes. Madness? Maybe. But I’m (possibly naively) thinking that the three work alongside each other quite nicely. The posts I write linked to my writing and blogging prompts can be considered as my daily… Continue reading A short-but-sweet list about Saudi Arabia