I Am English But Living Abroad

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    English But Live Abroad

    Ive lived out of England for 6 years now, first in Asia and now in the Middle East. I dont really miss the UK much, certainly not the miserable weather. I prefer the sun and meeting people from different cultures. Ive enjoyed all my experiences om my travels and like to think...
    purplekitty purplekitty
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2010

    Trying Hard To Retain My 'englishness'

    Left the UK in 1984 - a whole lifetime ago - on a 5 year contract. Went home in 1990 but found it hard to settle back in - found home too parochial so, off I went again in 1996 and haven't been back since. Where am I? Aah, that's my little secret and way of staying anonymous...
    mercianknight mercianknight
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2010

    Why I Am In Denmark

    I moved to Denmark in December 2000. I was 47 years old at that time, and had a house and a career - but I fell in love with a wonderful Danish lady. We are still together. I am university educated as a sociologist from the University of Essex in England, but I took a...
    david0453 david0453
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2010

    Couldn't Go Back....

    Been here in Germany for over 10years now...took a translating job, just after my parents were killed in an RTA..had to get away and was offered this job took it as a sign and accepted the job, been here ever since..have hardly been back to UK, think twice in the 10 years...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2010
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