Travels with Dad

Up until a few weeks ago I had never travelled internationally with my dad. I mean we did the typical family road trips, and a few father daughter canoe trips, but nothing really BIG. He’d taken my other siblings back to see where he grew up in Brazil, but I was too young at […]

July 4th, 2016|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Travels with Dad

Fatherhood as a Foreigner

When I think of fatherhood – and especially when I reflect on becoming a dad for the first time – it’s very much linked with my experience of living in Kurdistan. When our oldest was born (he’s 4 now), my wife and I had been teaching there for a year. Just long enough to […]

June 17th, 2016|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fatherhood as a Foreigner