Month: December 2010

Living in a Hotel

So it was my time!. September 2001 is when I started my expat career. At the beginning it was only a brief assignment to Switzerland, to a little town near Zurich. I stayed there 3 weeks, plus almost another month

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That Catchphrase

While abroad you realise you are disconnected from your former roots when coming back to your birth country for a holiday (i.e. Christmas) and then it happens: everyone is repeating that stupid catchphrase!. The funny thing is when people realises

Almost there [III]

Totally tired of the mocking I had that summer being a doctoral student working as a factory operative I finished my four month contract and went to the University I was studying my doctorate. As a matter of chance, I

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