Drinks anyone? In Season 4 – Episode 7 we talked about drinking habits of expats. There were many heartfelt responses from the group both in the public forum and sent privately to us as administrators. Other topics from the Two Fat Expats Facebook group this week, finding a Uni in the UK, facebook memories after relocation (and repatriation) and the sadness they bring, and the #metoo social media reach.
Repatriation episodes mentioned were
Hot Topic of the week was to do with drinking while in an expat environment and many of the associated issues. The group offered a lot of insight into this topic. An informal poll on the topic gave overwhelming results indicating that many felt that being an expat increased their drinking of alcohol.
We discussed several articles relating to drinking and expat life
Sites and articles to look at if you are concerned about your own drinking
Kirsty’s social media
Podcasts – Lily Bailey on Conversations – The Strange Reality of Life with Severe OCD
My Mum says my Memoir is a Lie – Rosie Waterland
Reading – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Watching – Luther
Nikki’s social media
Podcasts – Murder on Orchard Street
Reading – Unfinished Business – Anne Marie Slaughter
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