It’s not easy being an expat

Okay, so I had my fun last week writing various satirical posts, which I thought were deeply amusing. Unfortunately, my wife did not share this view; she may not be alone in that regard. So enough with the snotty, lead balloon humor. We leave for Tavira on September 17th. I would have had time to…

Ozark

Two weeks and a day left before my wife and I leave for the Algarve for a month. It can't come soon enough. I glanced at the Egypt-related headlines; ex diplomats and well-regarded academics are being arrested for calling for a referendum on Sisi's regime. It's his smug, supercilious smile, you see, that's driving everyone…