Book Reviews, New Releases, Summertime and Springtime

How To Stand Up To Sexism, What the Experts Say…

“Thank goodness for this book. It’s a must-read for anyone who wants attitudes to change.” Victoria Derbyshire, British journalist, newsreader and broadcaster “With this brilliant handy guide, all women will have the perfect response to any sexist remark at their fingertips. Brava!” Eleanor Mills, founder of Noon.org.uk and former Editorial Director of The Sunday Times​ “How often have… Read More How To Stand Up To Sexism, What the Experts Say…

Book Reviews, Expat Resources

Holding the Fort Abroad – What the Experts Say

“Not only a must-read book for every expat with a travelling partner, but it should also be a job description option on LinkedIn!” Mariam Ottimofiore, author of This Messy Mobile Life “A powerful self-help guide needed in a space where solo-parenting is not openly talked about enough.” Navine Eldesouki, founder of Coffee with an Expat… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – What the Experts Say

Author Interviews, Book Reviews

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

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 for followers of Expatbookshop.com anyway.) Only, Patrick works for the… Read More Jo Parfitt Reviews Brave(ish) a Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist by Margaret Davis Ghielmetti