It isn’t easy to adjust to a new language and new culture. You will make mistakes and mess up. But the important thing is to remember those are natural things.
“There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar: it keeps the mind nimble, it kills prejudice, and it fosters humour.”
We International school kids are a community of our own. We have our own culture – a product of the east meeting the west.
Culture shock can rear its head in the form of loneliness, tiredness, isolation, homesickness, withdrawal, irritability…the list goes on.
My name is Stephen Black, and I grew up in the bush in Nigeria.
Jude was born in Brazil, and moved to Italy when he was 11 years old. He moved to England as
It’s confusing for me when people tell me I’m not really English, because…what else would I be?
As an MK (Missionary Kid), my family were the only people who understood me, and what I’ve been through.
Dear fellow women, here’s what you should know before you travel anywhere.
“But inside us there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are.”