Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 2)

This applied to me for the first 50 years of my life: In Europe, in Asia and in the Middle East, we had Celsius, meters and kilos. Then...I moved to the U.S. It was a challenge, especially if you take into account I am a catastrophe with numbers. The first time I realized I'd better … Continue reading Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 2)

Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 1)

I just celebrated my first year living in Manhattan. People often ask me how easy/difficult it was for me to adjust to life in the US, New York, a new city...and I usually reply in a rather cocky way (or so perceived because I am French): Oh you know, I have made it through Korea, … Continue reading Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 1)

Citizen and author of the world

Let the journey begin! And what a journey it has been so far... Let me first introduce my family and myself: My husband Tom is American and has lived in the USSR (yes that long ago!), Italy, France, South Korea, China and Saudi Arabia. His daughter Alexandra was born in Italy and lives today in … Continue reading Citizen and author of the world