Moving – a burden or a blessing?

There is this quote that I love: “You don’t realize how much you own, until you try to put it all in a box” Can’t seem to find who said it – but I think this quote is very fitting, and real to most of us expats. Anyone who has ever packed up a home […]

A simpler life: The knick-knacks

This was me a few years ago: every surface in our home had some kind of arrangement placed on it. A vase with some decorative twig, a candleholder, bowls, books deliberately placed because of their colors, all of it arranged with much effort and thought. And then, season for season I would replace things. Rearrange […]

Luxembourgers abroad: Anne Faber

CLEW talks to Luxembourgers abroad. Meet Anne Faber – a (food) journalist and cookbook author with her own cooking TV show. Anne has – among many other things – eaten her way through London for a living. 1. When did you move away from Luxembourg, whereto and why? I left Luxembourg to pursue my studies in […]

Luxembourgers abroad: Fernande Hastert Kuykendall

CLEW talks to Luxembourgers abroad. Meet Fernande Hastert Kuykendall, Honorary Consul to Luxembourg in the state of Arizona, U.S. 1. When did you move away from Luxembourg, whereto  and why? I moved to California in November 1969, after marrying my American husband whom I met at the American Embassy in Luxembourg. After 10 years of living […]

Luxembourgers abroad: Claude Petit

CLEW talks to Luxembourgers abroad. Meet Claude Petit, a boat builder in Thailand. 1. When did you move away from Luxembourg, whereto and why? I moved a bit over 6 years ago, to Thailand. It just happened, I never planned it – I am that kind of person who is open to what life throws at me. […]

After all the boxes have been unpacked

It’s Printemps des Poètes in Luxembourg this weekend – Spring of Poets. CLEW is proud to have a poet of our own, and equally proud to present his poetry, that you… as expats, on the move… might recognise yourselves in.  After all the boxes have been unpacked and most of the “WhoWhatWhen Where do I, How can […]