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 14, 2020

Diapers

By David Haldane May 14, 2020   Want to receive “Expat Eye” weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   I haven’t changed a diaper in […]
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 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 […]
March 19, 2020

Aliens

By David Haldane March 19, 2020   It reminds me of every science fiction movie I’ve ever seen about invaders from outer space. Entire cities are […]
March 12, 2020

Gone But Not Forgotten

By David Haldane March 12, 2020   It’s happened too many times to be accidental. The first instance involved a lovely married couple we hired to, […]
March 5, 2020

Blessing

By David Haldane March 5, 2020   My only moment of uncertainty came when the priest sprinkled holy water onto our door. There, mounted firmly inside […]
February 6, 2020

Insanity

By David Haldane February 6, 2020   The message was simple, but it took me by surprise. “I love you, Dad. I just called to tell […]