Image from Shutterstock ... 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… Continue reading The Art of Finding Home
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What’s in a name? Why ‘The Frustrated Nester’?
Last week I took part in an Instagram live interview with the irrepressible Rossella of Going Expat. You can watch the whole conversation here (or just listen while you do your thing). One of the topics that came up was the name, 'The Frustrated Nester', and I realised I haven't spoken about it for a… Continue reading What’s in a name? Why ‘The Frustrated Nester’?
This is my response to the #Generations prompt for #MayontheMove2021 (learn more here). It's raw and unedited, because otherwise it wouldn't be here at all. This is not what I thought I was going to share today. Earlier in the month Jamey of @couragelifecoaching mentioned his 'cross-generational heart', which a few of us seized on… Continue reading Crossing Generations
Fresh Ideas and Getting Personal
At a Christmas market in Kampala, Uganda, in 2013, I bought a cute thing from an art teacher who created cute and useful things to supplement her income. I liked the quirkiness of her style, and I liked chatting to her, and who doesn't need an excuse to buy a cute thing? I still have… Continue reading Fresh Ideas and Getting Personal
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Have you noticed? There's something in the air... Well, there's something in the pixels anyway: a subtle but significant rebrand of The Frustrated Nester. Business cards! Over the past few months new ideas have formed, and new opportunities have been exploited, and it's been an exhilarating time, actually. I say 'actually' because I hadn't really… Continue reading Join my Journey!