Tag: marriage

A letter to my next husband: reflections on marrying again

A letter to my next husband: reflections on marrying again

Dear next husband, I am so excited to marry you and so grateful you have come into my life. We are entering the next chapter of our relationship and as someone whose been married before, I know and anticipate all the incredible things coming our…

5 things I learnt about divorce: A Panda’s reflections

5 things I learnt about divorce: A Panda’s reflections

The internet is full of pretty and beautiful things- cute animal pictures, nonsensical quizzes (but seriously, which Disney princess are you?), travel inspirations, Pinterest boards… the list goes on and on. But what you seldom hear about are the not-so-pretty things- I am guilty of…

To the one who will love my husband next…

To the one who will love my husband next…

Earlier this year my husband of three years and best friend of twelve years, asked me for a divorce. You know him better as Fox: Panda’s partner in photography, travel and adventure. Well… not anymore.   Divorce is something I never expected because we had…

Long Distance Marriage: Being the spouse “left Behind”

Long Distance Marriage: Being the spouse “left Behind”

HELLO! Yes it is me again, your friendly neighbourhood fox! After the runaway success of my last post on this blog (hey when you’re good, you’re good!), I decided to share my unparalleled writing talent with the world once again. (Panda is shaking her head in despair…

7 things I can now do after being an Editor’s Pick on WordPress Discover!

7 things I can now do after being an Editor’s Pick on WordPress Discover!

Imagine this scenario: It’s a quiet Friday night, your tummy is full from supper, and you’re checking your online banking to check the week’s spending.  Just as you begin daydreaming about your plans for the weekend, the phone rings interrupting your thoughts. “I’m on my…

What is it really like to be married to a blogger? 

What is it really like to be married to a blogger? 

I thought that after marriage I  would settle down to the quiet life. Toast & tea in bed, The Good Wife episodes in the evening, adding my wife to my car insurance and occasionally  picking up nail polish remover after work. Life was peaceful and I was content.…

Expat Panda’s 1st blog awards

Expat Panda’s 1st blog awards

Well this post is long overdue! I was nominated for TWO different awards by two of my favourite blogs; justbluedutch nominated me for The Liebster Award in February and theXpats nominated me for The Liebster Award and Blogger Recognition Award just last week. It’s the first time my blog has been…

Where do I take my friends and family in Kuwait? (Part 1)

Where do I take my friends and family in Kuwait? (Part 1)

After the excitement of Fox’s visit visa being approved after so many months of planning, I came down from my initial high to discover that I had no idea what I would do when he arrived here. In Kuwait, there is no Burj Khalifa, no…

Up, up and away!

Up, up and away!

With my expected departure to Kuwait date looming upon me, Expat Fox & I decided to indulge in some quality time together. As the time for leaving gets nearer, I find myself so busy that some days we barely exchanged more than a few sentences…

Saturday afternoon: picnic & Pokemon

Saturday afternoon: picnic & Pokemon

As I tumble deeper into the abyss of visa documentation, tying up loose ends at my current job and trying to cram my life into two suitcases (more details in the next blog post), its difficult to find time to have some ME time and…