Seriously Mum, what’s an alpaca?: An adventure in the frying pan of Spain

Author: Alan Parks Language: English Summary: ‘Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who move to Spain to breed alpacas. Their intention is to make a living, but first they must negotiate their way through the Spanish property market, local characters, rogue builders and the worst weather Andalucía has seen for 100 years. Alan and Lorna experience … Continue reading Seriously Mum, what’s an alpaca?: An adventure in the frying pan of Spain

Moving day!

 

Author: Jess Stockham

Language: English

Summary: We’re moving house! Who’s going to help with the packing? What do we need to keep, and what can we give away? Helping with real tasks is a natural progression from pretend play, and is a crucial stage in a child’s development. Achieving a shared goal encourages a sense of responsibility, and develops many skills useful in later life. Simple conversational text and lively illustrations are carefully designed to encourage further dialogue between reader and child. Source: amazon.com.uk

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The emotional challenges of immigration, strategies and stories of those who stayed

Author: Ellie Baker

Language: English

Summary: This book is a collection of the experiences of twenty-five migrant women. Some have only been in their adopted country two years, some more than twenty. The chapters such as Support network, A heart in two homes, Visiting home – an emotional roller coaster, and Marriage illustrate some of the challenges migrants face and give strategies for overcoming those challenges. This will help you become more settled in the place you are living.
“Having moved countries several times I hadn’t realised how much I’d had to learn slowly and through experience – this book will help you take the shortcut!” Kim Chamberlain, Author of over 10 books in personal development, Speaker ATM APS.

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