Author blogs

Initial reflections of #FIGT17NL from Tanya Crossman

Summertime author, Tanya Crossman, reflects on the 2017 Family in Global Transitions Conference at the Hague. Attending the Families In Global Transition 2017 conference in The Hague (Netherlands) a few weeks ago reminded me that supporting TCKs and expatriate families is what I really care about, the field I want to work in.  More from Tanya | […]

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Expat Alien by Kathleen Gamble – book excerpt

‘At 7 months, I embarked on my first international trip.  On March 6, 1957, we headed out from Rangoon to Beirut, Lebanon.  Because of the different electric voltages around the world, my parents carried a 110 electric hot plate as well as a 220 one, a pan in which to sterilize bottles for my milk […]

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Jack Scott’s Expat Glossary

Springtime author, Jack Scott, spent four years in Turkey and started an irreverent narrative about his new life. Quite by chance, his blog became one of the most popular on that side of the Aegean. This led directly to his best-selling memoir, Perking the Pansies and the sequel, Turkey Street. To add a little descriptive […]

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Repatriation Blues

Laura J Stephens, author of An Inconvenient Posting, reflects on her first trip back to Singapore for twelve years. It was the holiday I’d been waiting for all year – the family mid summer break. But this year it felt more significant. Twelve years ago we repatriated back to the UK from Singapore, and now, […]

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Counsellor Lois J Bushong on understanding depression in Third Culture Kids…

Lois J Bushong, author of “Belonging Eveerywhere & Nowhere: Insights into Counseling the Globally Mobile” (Mango Tree Intercultural Services, 2013) on understanding and treating TCK depression.

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