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Feliz Navidad

Posted by Fiorella Rossinni on

Feliz Navidad

Does it seem to you that time is going faster and faster, yet every year we can’t wait for this beautiful season to come? I am definitely a sucker for Christmas, and whether I celebrate it in Colombia or Australia I try to keep the traditions of both countries as much as I can.

There are many similarities in the way most cultures celebrate the holidays: Food, family and friends, but beautiful differences surface when you look a bit more into it. Over time I have learnt to appreciate and embrace such differences, although I must admit that during my earlier years in Australia I really missed the quirks, the vibrancy and general chaos of Christmas time in Colombia.

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Reflections after 12 Years as an Expat

Posted by Fiorella Rossinni on

Reflections after 12 Years as an Expat
After some time I understood that the ‘ache’ in my heart came from loosing touch with my Colombian heritage and the immense distance time had created between family, old childhood friends and my adult self.

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