What was it that prompted you to write it? “Not long after moving to Portugal, I was hearing captivating personal stories from women in the international community, the caliber of which caused me to take stock of just how exciting and stimulating it was to be mingling with a group of worldly, educated, well-traveled and… Read More Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk on Expat Focus
New from Summertime Publishing, A Positive Result by Joanne Pasquale. One boy with Down syndrome and a mum who refused to let others tell her what he could or couldn’t achieve. One in a thousand babies born in the UK every year has an extra chromosome that means they have Down syndrome. This is one boy’s… Read More A Positive Result by Joanne Pasquale
Summertime Publishing are delighted to announce the publication of Monday Morning Emails by Terry Anne Wilson and Jo Parfitt. Six months, twelve countries, a thousand thoughts – two mothers share the journey of living a global life. A continent apart, Jo and Terry Anne made the commitment to email each other every Monday morning for six months. Part… Read More Monday Morning Emails Out Now!
“The book is replete with witty dialog and outlandish characters. The narrator, Jack, while seeming to present their daily life in a straightforward way, tends to throw his husband and their new acquaintances into high relief while keeping his own personality shaded and his own emotions in check. The device works well, mostly because Scott… Read More Perking the Pansies, witty and outlandish
“Both Jack (the narrator) and Liam (his husband) have the kind of breezy wit that keeps the story moving with grace and style. Author Scott has the rare ability to speak volumes with a few well chosen words and tongue-in-cheek innuendo. ” The Book | The Review
“So, when I had an opportunity to relocate, I didn’t hesitate for one second… and here I am.” So begins the story of many expats as they are told in the pages of this book. With the Internet’s increased accessibility, many blogs have been created and expats have embraced this new medium of communication in… Read More My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories
Five years on, Perking the Pansies, Jack and Liam move to Turkey is still getting great reviews. “Two middle aged gay Brits fed up with the rat race take an early retirement and move to Turkey. This is a very well written account of those events. His descriptions of the people, places and situations put you… Read More Perking the Pansies – a lot of fun
I wrote Rituals of Separation as a love song to my childhood in the country of South Korea, and as an exploration of issues of belonging and cultural identity.… Read More Elizabeth Rice talks about her memoir, Rituals of Separation