Running out of steam

Running out of steam

Depleted Energy Running out of steam means to suddenly lose the energy or interest to continue doing what you are doing. The big question that races through our minds is “Why bother”? This is true of the expat who is tired of fighting against bureaucracy...

Mosquito Bites

Following the floods in Hungary and army of mosquitos seem determined to plague the inhabitants. Stand still for more than a few seconds and an ominous high pitched buzzing soon lets you know that another is seeking you out. A tranquil evening turns out looking like...

Coping with the heat

Moving from a country with a relatively moderate climate to one which has hot summers has proved to be quite a challenge. It certainly would be easier if we had the luxury of air conditioning, however, unfortunately we don’t. Feeling hot and sticky is not the...

Fresh Paint

We are approaching the six-year mark in Hungary.  We are feeling tired and the house is a little tired too. Our bedroom was very much in need of some fresh paint and as we pulled out furniture we realized how much dust had settled and that we needed to blow away some...

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