Author Archives: Sharon Giraud

Best of the Holidays 2017

December 2017 Greetings from Penang, Malaysia! Another year has passed, and we are thinking of our friends and family so far away. We have spent a very eventful year continuing to settle into our home, enjoying a glass of wine … Continue reading

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What’s up doc?

It is that time of the year again when I need to roll up my sleeves and look away as someone starts removing vials and vials of blood.  Ugh!  Poked and prodded, tested and squeezed.  The dreaded annual physical. Thinking … Continue reading

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Food shopping is a treasure hunt

In Canada, we often take for granted just how convenient life is. Large grocery stores with just about anything you can imagine are generally found in most neighbourhoods. More urban centres have some sort of shopping area where you can … Continue reading

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The honeymoon is over…

It has been a year since we exited Canada to become expats, setting up our new life in Penang, Malaysia. It is hard to imagine the process we went through to sell up and move out – but as I … Continue reading

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Making Connections

I am a connector…of people, of places, of skills, of needs.  My brain and being happen to function in a place to seeing connections where someone or something might be beneficial for another.  It is not particularly a skill that … Continue reading

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