The Big Clean Out.

For weeks, "sort through stuff" has been at the top of my to-do list. I've avoided it at any cost, because the thought of having to go through all my things and choosing what to throw away and keep seemed like a daunting task. However, the last few days, I have been in a (very)... Continue Reading →

12 Years Ago I Became a TCK.

On February 19th 2003, my family and I got on a plane to Shanghai, expecting to return to The Netherlands in three years time. 12 years ago I became a TCK (Third Culture Kid). 12 years on, none of us have returned to The Netherlands permanently.  We might not have realized it at the time,... Continue Reading →

The Power of a Picture.

I have always known that photography is powerful; it can convey so many things. It can attach a human face to a news story, it can let someone see and experience a place abroad without moving an inch, and most importantly for me, it can remind us of great things we have experienced. With the... Continue Reading →

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