Let Me Take You to the Dark Side of the Moon ...

I’ve submitted an entry to a blogging competition sponsored by Expats Blog under the theme “Working Abroad”.

If you’d like to have a look and maybe leave a comment, a FB ‘like’ on the site, or even cast a vote, you can do so by going to

http://www.expatsblog.com/contests/working-abroad

My submission is titled “Let Me Take You to the Dark Side of the Moon …”

Here is a short excerpt:

“My 2-year mission:  to explore a strange new land, to seek out new experiences, and to boldly go where no woman had gone before.”

Switzerland, 2013.  About the time I realized it was time to get back to sunshiny skies ...

Switzerland, 2013.  About the time I realized it was time to get back to sunshiny skies ...

I envisioned myself a pioneer in this arid industrial city, one of a handful of women (and definitely the only blue-eyed blonde) willing and able to permeate this sandy metropolis for the sole purpose of saying the desert dust would not prevail. 

I was wearing steel-toe boots … and I was here to conquer.

But some challenges were not quite what I’d envisioned:

I HAD TO GET PERMISSION TO WORK:...

I BECAME AN OBJECT OF LUST AND DESIRE: ...

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