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The anniversary of the expat virgins

by admin on January 16, 2013

Two year’s ago this month we relocated from London to Singapore. I was over living in the UK. The constant grey and gloomy weather, the poor economy and the ever increasing crime rates all played their part in making it depressing place to be.

Desperate to escape, we decided to uproot and start a new chapter in our lives, a new life as expats in Singapore.

I’d passed through Singapore 13 years beforehand as a backpacker and it made a huge impression on me even back then, but Mr C had never even been to Asia. I had spent a long time persuading him a move to Singapore would be a good move (how could I possibly know after only 4 days there) and the crazy fool believed me. Expat virgins and wet behind the ears, we didn’t even do a recce, just took the plunge.

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