The Expatriate Conundrum

According to the dictionary, an expatriate is “a person residing in a country other than their native country”—a very simple get-to-the-heart-of-the-matter definition. However, in the real world, this expression is far more nuanced and Wikipedia goes on to explain: “In common usage, this term often refers to professionals, skilled workers, or artists taking positions outside … More The Expatriate Conundrum

Let’s Talk

It’s been a while since my last posting as I’ve been working diligently on submissions to literary agencies and publishers for my book Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned. Now it’s time to play the waiting game. In the meantime, I will continue to share my lessons learned during those pivotal nine years. I’m hoping that my … More Let’s Talk


Below are some excerpts from the first draft of my book Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned. It is a little taste of my initial impressions of Bangkok, Thailand. My book chronicles my adventures, my highs and lows and, ultimately, my transformation during this eventful time of my life. These excerpts are taken from Chapter 1 – … More Excerpts