Highlights of Growing Up as a Third Culture Kid

This week our oldest turned 13 and I'm taking the opportunity to reflect on some of the things that have shaped who she is right now and why I'm so happy about them. But before I do that I'd like to direct your attention to the image above. It shows our three TCKs, my Dad - himself a Third Culture Kid and curiosity junkie - and me (Adult Third Culture…

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Dessert indulgence in the desert – Milktart Cheesecake

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Have I told you about the time… … when on a trip to Graaf-Reinet during our first assignment in South Africa, we ate four desserts between the two of us? Really. Graaf-Reinet is a green oasis of a town in the high desert region of the Karoo. The town fathers created a canal system that diverted water from the river past all the houses in town, allowing people…

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