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Should I Stay or Should I Go? (how it all began)

This was written on another blog, back in the day when thoughts were tumbling and decisions postponed:

I am quite an experienced Luxy expat by now, but I still ask myself –frequently – the question that is almost as famous as «to be or not to be»: Should I stay or should I go? 

Now, The Clash, who brought this question much fame, partly explains why it is valid and relevant not only in love but in expat life: Continue reading “Should I Stay or Should I Go? (how it all began)”

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On a vintage mission

There are many ways to prepare for a big move. Every member of our family does it in his or her own way, and it’s important we can all have the possibility do just that. Loudly or silently, purposefully or randomly, making plans and lists, thinking about it, talking about it, blogging about it. Being all pragmatic about it or all emotional. We have people we need to see, places we need to go, things we need to do. No place nor thing too unimportant. And some of us do what women quite often do to deal with things; we go shopping! Continue reading “On a vintage mission”

Format

Which format to choose when you move home?

A4. The standard format. The safe format. The expected format. The approved format. The one we print every day yet try to print less of – to be eco friendly, not to avoid A4 – and the one we copy the most. Continue reading “Format”

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