“Very often an overseas move is driven by an irresistible employment prospect – for one half of a couple, one parent in a family. It’s a fantastic opportunity and everyone gets on board but in the heat of the excitement and the whirlwind of planning, it can be easy to overlook the needs of the accompanying partner. Often the unflatteringly labelled ‘trailing spouse’ has to give up their own career to make this move and, while this would be a joint decision of the couple, can be an unexpectedly distressing experience.”
Insights and Interviews from the 2018 Families in Global Transition Conference:
Diverse Voices Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Globally Mobile Lives
When a conference is as great as FIGT you want to remember all that you learned and were inspired by during the Keynotes, the Concurrents, the fast-paced Lightning Sessions and at the Kitchen Tables. It’s impossible to attend every session and for many it is impossible to attend every conference. This book, compiled by the Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residency team, will bring the event back to life complete with its experts, its insights and conversations. You know that this, the fifth book in the series, deserves a place on your bookshelf.
It’s that time of year again when Expat Nest, Counselling Without Borders, asks us here at the Expat Bookshop to list our favourite titles written by or for expats published during the year. Expat life remains a hot topic for writers – the books just keep coming. In no particular order, here is our top 10 for 2018 – books to inform, inspire and admire, books to make you laugh and make you cry – in words and pictures.
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