Where are we now?

Even if Clew is no longer going strong, its contributors are! Check out what the ex-Clews are doing and feel free to follow us! If you’re into interior & styling, DIYs or you’d like to shop for vintage treasures, visit our ex-decorista, the talented Ann-Kristin, on mintbyme.com If you’re into photography, visit our wonderful ex-photographer Lisbeth on lisbethganerphotography.com […]

Aurora Borealis

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition.We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. We all encourage you to look for light, whichever shape or colour it might take. Many thanks for reading and following us; our pictures, writings, musings and expat experiences. […]

The expat wife’s return

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Heidi encourages you to be patient when you repatriate and never regret your expat experiences. When you have been living abroad for quite many years and longed for the […]

So…why do we love books?

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Sorana encourages you to never stop reading. “ Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” […]

The double perception of expat life

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Silvia encourages you to view time in different ways, to connect and to watch out for unexpected encounters. Living as an expat, you start perceiving the world both as […]

Imagine it, play it & let people love it

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Beata encourages you to be weird and weak around your friends – inspired by Friends – and don’t forget the importance of humour. I guess everybody has […]

Learning about yourself through language

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Sorana encourages you to learn about yourself through learning and speaking different languages: If you are an expat, chances are you might also be bilingual or trilingual or […]

Carnival break

  Clew takes a Carnival break this week! Enjoy – whether you’re wearing a costume or ski wear, whether you’re on stilts or skis! Photos by Unni Holtedahl, Mardi Gras 2015

The Expat Wife App Selection

(Desperate) expat wives spend their time shopping, having lunch with girlfriends, playing tennis, driving kids around and organising the home. Oh, and they drink wine. And the occasional cocktail. As expat wives also can get lonely, it is important to get out of the house to do all these things instead of doing them at home; electronic device […]

I’ve got a word for you!

I’ve got a word for you; actually two words in English, a compound word in many other languages. Some might consider it a phrase, a title, a name perhaps. But watch out. When you hear it you might slip into a fit, a rage, perhaps — sweaty forehead, twitchy palms. You’re safe if you’re not […]