Will my home ever feel like home?
“Every time I go back to South Africa to visit family and friends I feel sadder about leaving it behind to return to Ireland. This increasing sadness has caught me by surprise because I assumed that after almost 14 years of living here it would get easier coming back. I feel more and more settled here, but at the same time the heartache is getting worse.Just so you understand, I am really happy living in Ireland – I call it home, we have bought a lovely house and are raising four children here, our roots have started to run deep. That’s what makes this longing so much more mystifying to me…”
You can read the rest of the post here: The Wrong Coat
- Here’s the post I wrote about our trip to South Africa this time last year containing a long list of sights that I miss from there.
I also wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about some of the obvious differences between where we live now and the place we left behind here: From Egoli to Glynn.
Here’s another light-hearted look at some of the cultural differences: My silly list of Irish threes
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