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Dealing with death while abroad

I knew that eventually I too would get that dreaded phone call from the old homeland informing me a family member had passed away, or is about to.

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January Is Almost Over – Will This Be Your Best Year Yet?
The first month the year is almost over (time flies when you’re having fun), and I just wanted to check in and see where you’re at in terms of working towards your goals so far. As you probably know, a while ago I launched my second book in The... Read more
Why I Don’t Like Anything That’s Free

In an attempt to be polite, we often don’t say what we really mean.

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Make a Life, Not A living

“People wait
all week for friday,
all year for summer,
all life for happiness.”

(via mountainquotes)
In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we

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Heartbleed: a pre-mortem eulogy

Dear internet, I’m truly sorry to hear about your heartbleed problems. But honestly, I wish you hadn’t made it.

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The Value Of A Clean Home

I watched the Dutch news the other day, on my iPad. Being a Dutchie living abroad, I like to do that, but only every once in a while.

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Truth or Dare: De-Friend Me. A Disruptive Take On Social Media

It’s funny how just over ten years ago no one had even heard of Facebook.

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Is It Time For Your Social Media Detox?

After seeing this brilliant video, and being frustrated for some time now with the fact that “social media” has very little to do with “social” but everything with “media”, I’m going

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Living in Canada? Tired of International Shipping Fees?

Living in Canada, I’m frustrated with the high cost of shipping my online purchases to my home. Likelihood of getting a free book AND free shipping? Honestly, slim to none. I’m sorry to limit your options, but take your pick. If you want me to pay for both your book and your international shipping cost, you might need a reality check. But if you’re like me, and fed up with shipping fees, have a read through the below.

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A Modern Day Disease That Has Gone Viral

So I guess I slacked off a bit in writing on my new blog. I got busy.

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