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African Gifts in the UK ~ A “Local Is Lekker” Gift Guide

This is an African inspired Christmas Gift Guide with a difference. All the companies listed in this guide are businesses owned by ex-Zimbabweans or ex-South Africans who now live in the UK. Back home we have a saying, “Local is Lekker”, which is basically our version of support local. Whilst …

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10 Ways to Let Your Loved Ones Far Away Know You’re Thinking of Them

GIFTED: There’s no greater feeling than the joy that comes from giving. During these difficult times, when we’re forced to stay home and to stay away from your loved ones, you can start to feel guilty. Guilty that you can’t be there with your loved ones during what is, without …

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Moving your children from school in South Africa to school in the UK

So you’ve decided to move to the U.K. Now it’s time to start thinking about when your children will go to school. It’s time to consider how schooling in the UK is different to school in South Africa. You need to find out what you need to do to prepare …

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How to be more organised by using the AroundSound Audio App [ad]

AD: This is a sponsored post. A few months ago I was asked to product test a new audio app, Aroundsound – and I immediately said yes. They asked me to be a part of the test in my capacity as a mother who lives far away from my family …

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The Migration Generation

When I left Zimbabwe in 2000 I left to explore the world. Zimbabwe was spiralling into chaos with the violent land grabs of white-owned farms, government opposition fighting and a sense of fear as the future we’d grown up thinking was going to be, suddenly didn’t exist anymore. And so …

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Christmas In Germany | Migration Generation

I have opened up my blog for guest posts from expat mamas to share how they will be spending their festive season this year. I’m so excited to have the lovely Juanne put ‘pen to paper’ for me again and to share with us her expat Christmas in Germany. Juanne …