April 5, 2011

House Sitters for Expats

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Here’s a great idea for both expats who have homes in several locations and global nomads who don’t want a home, but need a place to roost for a while – as long as they are responsible enough to be the guardians of both home and garden, including pets. The Guardian article “Keeping your home and pets safe when away” describes Andy Peck’s innovative house-sitting service for expats and second home-owners with pets.

April 25, 2010

Where are you from? – the dreaded question

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I’ve referred to Becky Grappo’s blog before. I came across a submission from April 13th on the TCK identity conundrum. There is definitely a pattern to how TCKs handle the question of roots, identity and the question “where are you from”? It’s pretty fascinating. This is Becky’s take on it and I wanted to share. I’m not sure that the link is not direct. You can find it at educatingglobalnomads.com under the “blog” tab or by clicking here and searching under “categories” on the left-hand menu for “Third Culture Kids”.