14 Oct '16, 1pm

New blog post

New blog post

I saw an interesting topic on a forum and I thought that I would blog about it today – “Coping with homesickness ” The first few months of arrival wasn’t easy for me. There were lots of things that are different between Rome and Singapore – the climate, the culture, the bureaucracy, and of course the language among others. During the first few months, I remember crying a lot and feeling miserable – the cold winter didn’t help that much either. I surprised myself even, when Cart brought home a pack of vegetable couscous and for some reason it reminded me of biryani – something that I ate often when I was in Singapore. And I cried, much to Cartcart’s horror. Eventually I’ve adapted to living here. Which I should, since it’s been seven years that I’ve been living in Rome. But if I could tell 2009 Marina what I know now, I would have told her several things to make the transit...

Full article: http://rinaz.net/2016/10/homesickness/

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