Welcome to creative living on the move…

I’m Catriona, aka The Frustrated Nester, writer, editor, and serial expat.

Scroll down to explore my latest articles on expatting, travelling, and creative living.

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The Art of Finding Home

… The friendships I’ve made with people because we connect over performance, or books, or because we’ve worked on a passion project together, those have been important in a different way. Because they connect with a deeper, stronger part of my identity, one that is a constant, regardless of circumstance. It’s connecting with that sense… Continue reading The Art of Finding Home

The Roles Not Chosen

September 2020 ‘Which company does your husband work for?’ I was so taken aback by the question I just answered it. In the next moment, the event organiser called for everyone’s attention to introduce a speaker. I half-listened as I mentally retraced the friendly conversation. We’d been talking for maybe five minutes about the challenges… Continue reading The Roles Not Chosen


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