Gochang fortress 2

Interpreting Funny Cultural Miscommunications

Wanderlust and Work Starting again at 50+ Some interesting miscommunications Continuing our series from Mandy Facer on her adventures in South Korea Cycling in the countryside in the early morning was always peaceful and scenic. It also enabled me to

Melilla Plaza

Hitting the Road Once More!

Following almost 8 incredible years of intense activity and fun in Malaysia, I have now been in my beautiful home in the incredible mountains of northern Andalusia, Spain for almost 1 year, in a sleepy village called Chirivel. A year


Comment: Japanese Women Excluded from Top Medical School

I wonder if in todays societies across the globe, whether discrimination against women, and their exclusion from various professions has simply become a way of life. I was sent this article from the UK Guardian newspaper by a Life Fusion


Feria, Fun and Flamenco in Andalusia

Origins of Flamenco August is festival, or feria, month in Andalusia. And a great ways to celebrate and have fun is to enjoy the incredible flamenco dancing that features each year. It is not exactly clear when or where flamenco


Giving Up the Boss!

Message from the editor As I’ve been thinking about our new series ‘Giving Up the Boss,’ I’m struck by the number of women I know who do actually work for themselves. Funnily enough quite a few are ‘mature’ women, who’ve


Frenetic Tokyo

Having just returned from an incredible week Tokyo I was left exhausted by the frenetic pace and yet was somehow very satisfied. This was my second visit to Tokyo after nearly 20 years and it hadn’t really changed that much.


Problem Solving or Problem Resolving

And now for a bit of common sense and brain power! Common sense, I am learning, maybe a commodity of past generations, though to be honest I did not always have a great deal of it especially when it comes