Waiting for Agung

We are still waiting. The warning level 4 has been in place since last Friday night. By now, Wednesday afternoon, there have been no shortage of tremors (some substantial – a 4.2 yesterday afternoon) but still no eruption. If we, who are not inconvenienced in any way, feel that the wait is interminable, how must […]

Comings and goings

This expat life is like a wheel. Some of us here more or less permanently are at the centre, but the wheel revolves through the year with people leaving, and others arriving. We always seem to be saying things like ‘ah, you’re back – good to see you again’ or ‘have a good trip, we’ll […]