Healing

Social distancing and isolation are the story of our lives right now. I know we are all trying to make the best of it and connect with each other in new ways, even as we anxiously watch the death toll climb. We just want this to end as soon as possible. But there is also … More Healing

Be a Good Girl

Recently I have watched two documentaries—one about Hillary Clinton entitled Hillary and one about Taylor Swift entitled Miss Americana. Both of them deeply resonated with me. Hillary Clinton is from my generation but Taylor Swift is barely 30. What do these stories of two very different women have in common? They both deal with the … More Be a Good Girl

New Podcast Interview

My latest podcast interview is with Denis Murphy at The Happy Mindset. He has posted the interview on Apple Podcasts, Spotify etc. But it is easiest to go to his website thehappymindset.com and search for 9 Years in Bangkok. That will bring up my interview. I was very happy with the interview and what was … More New Podcast Interview

A Little Taste

I am currently conducting research for my next book about our years in Pakistan. I came across this little piece I wrote for fun a few years ago and I want to share it with you. Adventures in Pakistan The heat, the dust, and the crows… These were some of the negatives I heard about … More A Little Taste

Grandma is Home

I found this today while looking through some of my bits and pieces of writing from long ago. It’s about one of my favourite places–my Grandma’s house: I remember sitting on a stool in the sun-dappled warmth of my Grandma’s kitchen. As she kneaded bread I would peer at the deep purple and yellow pansies … More Grandma is Home

An Insightful Review

I was very impressed by this insightful review of my book. This feedback means a great deal to me and I want to share it with all of you. Book Review – Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned by Sharon Bazant I thoroughly have enjoyed reading this book. It deserves several readings as new things … More An Insightful Review

A New Chapter

This past month has opened up an entirely new chapter in my life. What an unexpected gift! I am now of an age where most people’s chapters are mostly on observe, recycle and repeat. There’s no more teenage ecstasy or agony, no more stressful workdays, no more children to raise… One can just enjoy the … More A New Chapter