Author Interviews, Book Reviews

Jo Parfitt Reviews Brave(ish) a Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist by Margaret Davis Ghielmetti

(NOTE: Register for my Jo Parfitt’s In Conversation series below.) I recently had the good fortune to discover a new memoir by an ex-expat turned author, Margaret Davis Ghielmetti. From Chicago, her marriage to Patrick from Switzerland led her to live on several continents as a ‘trailing spouse’. So far not so unusual, right? (Not… Read More Jo Parfitt Reviews Brave(ish) a Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist by Margaret Davis Ghielmetti

Author Interviews

In Conversation with Olga Mecking, Author of Niksen: Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing

Olga Mecking is an amazing example of an expat writer, who hit on a great idea and had publishers fighting over her book, Niksen: Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing. She wrote it in a year, despite having three young children and it has now been translated into umpteen languages. Is she bionic? How… Read More In Conversation with Olga Mecking, Author of Niksen: Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing