July 16, 2020

School Daze

By David Haldane July 16, 2020   It was as if a giant buzz saw had occupied the house. The walls vibrated, and the floors rumbled. […]
July 2, 2020

Paradise Reclaimed

By David Haldane July 2, 2020   Want to receive Expat Eye every week in your inbox? Sign up here.   The water was as crystal […]
June 4, 2020

Ouch: Circumcision in the Time of Covid

By David Haldane June 4, 2020   Want to receive Expat Eye weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   He squealed like a pig being […]
May 28, 2020

Liberation

By David Haldane May 28, 2020   Want the latest “Expat Eye” in your mailbox every week? Sign up here.   It seemed like a simple […]
May 21, 2020

Close to Home

By David Haldane May 21, 2020   Want to receive “Expat Eye” weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   We first became concerned when she […]
May 7, 2020

Foreigner

Not receiving this column by email? Sign up here. By David Haldane May 7, 2020   The video speaks for itself. In it, a shirtless man […]
April 30, 2020

House Arrest

Want to receive these posts by email? Subscribe here! By David Haldane   April 30, 2020   Let me tell you what scares me. Shuttered shops […]
April 23, 2020

Depression

By David Haldane April 23, 2020   It feels like a dark weight that’s dragging you down. For a while you resist it by applying pressure […]
April 16, 2020

Gone

By David Haldane April 16, 2020   The email took me by surprise. “Helene Aylon,” its headline read, “1931-2020.” I stared at it, then quickly read […]
April 9, 2020

Ready or Not

By David Haldane April 9, 2020   The first time I felt a moment of relief was when they asked for the measuring tape. Before that, […]
April 2, 2020

Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

By David Haldane April 2, 2020   It didn’t seem real. That pretty much summed up my feelings about the new baby girl my wife is […]
March 26, 2020

Singing from the Balconies

By David Haldane March 26, 2020   Three hours. That’s how long I spent on Facebook Messenger the other day, chatting affectionately with a long-lost friend […]