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 published during the year. In no particular order, here is our top 10 for 2020 – books to entertain and enlighten, surprise and inform – including a classic from the past… Read More The Expat Bookshop Top Ten 2020
Louise Ross, author of The Winding Road to Portugal talks to Louise Wiles of Thriving Abroad about the rational for her book, how she approached gathering the stories and the themes that she drew from them.
“I highly recommend this book to anyone who has moved to or temporarily lived in a different country, who has a loved one or friend who has done so, or who themselves dreams of doing so. The stories illuminate the joys and challenges of that journey and provide much food for thought.” Terri Myers, Amazon… Read More Rave Reviews for The Winding Road to Portugal
Ask twenty men how they came to live in Portugal and you’ll get some surprising answers. In this clever and well-crafted book, Louise Ross sits back and lets the men do the talking in their own words, and the result is fascinating, moving and funny. Take the Aussie brothers who converted a Lisbon kebab shop… Read More Jack Scott Reviews The Winding Road to Portugal
20 Men from 11 Countries Share Their Stories. Louise Ross. How do men navigate life at a time fraught with great uncertainty and rapid change, working and moving country to country, on their own or with a family? Is their path easy, because they’re men, fortuned with greater liberties than women? Or do they encounter… Read More The Winding Road to Portugal
Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk, talks to Louise Wiles of Thriving Abroad. Enjoy this fascinating conversation where Louise shares: What she learned from these diverse stories. The personal benefit of documenting our own stories irrespective of whether we share them. The personal strengths and characteristics that Louise recognised in the personal stories – I am sure… Read More Thriving Abroad Podcast with Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk
“This book is not only for people who desire to live another life, but for people who want to feel inspired by those “blueprint breakers” who make it happen. Regardless of whether you move or not, this book will fill you with the power of possibility!” Virginia Walker on Amazon About the Book
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN you discover that you’re writing the wrong memoir? Well, if you are Louise Ross, you make the decision to write the right book. In this case, it was going from writing her own memoir to instead writing a collective one that includes the tales of the women she met in… Read More Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk on writing the right book