A (terribly shocking!) moment in time

I have been an expat for the last decade, half of it in Asia. I am quite used to the cultural differences between our continents. Or that’s what I naively thought, before visiting this little Korean supermarket by my home. The shock was immediate! Check what’s written on the Can. It is simply terrible. Not that the maker himself acknowledges that the beverage is “slightly acidic” ( … Continue reading A (terribly shocking!) moment in time

Sweet (big and first!) lie: Santa Claus is coming!

We always tell our kids that lying is bad, and that they should always tell us the truth, nothing but the truth. But as soon as they can understand their surroundings, we make them believe in Santa.. I must be pretty good at telling Santa’s stories, only reason why they could stand still a few minutes for a Xmas photo shoot. “Father Christmas is watching kiddos, so … Continue reading Sweet (big and first!) lie: Santa Claus is coming!