Two Fat Expats

A weekly Society, Culture and Travel podcast featuring Kirsty Rice and Nikki Moffit
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Kirsty has lost her tree, what was once a flourishing jungle appears to now be a burnt stump. Nikki on the other hand is trying to work out where the top of the tree begins. Who do you call when something significant happens? Kirsty wanted to k
With Europe and the US opening up, but Australia shutting down who are the expats who will make it home for Christmas? Also we talk International Schooling, when do you decide where your children will finish their schooling? How soon is too soo
How do you keep your medical records up to date when you travel? Have you registered your Covid vaccine in your home country. Nikki’s decluttering, Kirsty’s rowing on her brand new water rower. Nikki is reading – The Mindful Way Through Depress
Okay, let’s get the down low on digital vaccine passports. When and how will they work? What’s your small world story? For Nikki it’s her new apartment in Copenhagen, for Kirsty it’s all about the egg cups in Libya. Our favourite things for the
Kirsty opened a can of worms in the Two Fat Expats Facebook group with a question (that with hindsight) was always going to be problematic. “How do we make International Schools more accountable?” So how do we? We discuss in today’s episode wha
In our four fat questions we discuss what will happen to the expats who cannot be vaccinated, those who are highly allergic, is this the end of their expat experience? We talk about the most successful moving stories, and is there a cap on how
Our anonymous question this week is all about staying together when you’re physically miles apart. How do you turn those “admin” phone calls into conversations that will brighten your day rather than leave you feeling flat and discombobulated.
Season Seven. Episode Three. Are you trying to get back into Australia? Ever wondered what quarantine looks like? This week we take you inside quarantine in Melbourne, Australia. Long term Fatterati member Kelly tells us about taking her daught
Season Seven. Episode two. We’ve received our second anonymous question and it’s another cracker. A member of our Fatterati feels her partner may be having an affair. What would you do? And once you decide what to do what’s the best way to do i
In the words of Vanilla Ice “Hey Fatteratti, if you gotta problem yo we’ll solve it”. We kick off with our first anonymous question and bring in the expat experts. Dr Sean Truman from The Truman Group answers all of our mental health issues in
Here’s the best of 2020 from the Fatterati. January Kirsty – Years and Years Nikki – Fleabag Season Two February Kirsty – Australian Survivor All Stars Nikki – Little Women March Kirsty – Stateless Nikki – Catch and Kill April Kirsty – Unorthod
It’s Christmas week 2020, finally! This week’s four fat questions How do you manage Lockdown #3? How do you deal with four different lives in one email box? Is there such a thing as expat snobbery? What’s on your table for Christmas lunch? Our
Welcome back Fatterati! This week’s four fat questions Do you think your kids would be different had they not grown up as Cross Culture Kids? How? How do you go about college/university applications for your expat teen? What are your three favo
Covid strikes in Adelaide (we recorded the day before lockdown hit) and Hamburg has had 3000 new cases in the last week but never fear we’re still here to talk all things expat. Our Four Fat questions: What gets you excited about a new move? Wh
The US 2020 election is over, was it really just a week ago? This week’s 4 Fat Questions If you had three uninterrupted months in your home country what would you plan? How do you present at online conferences in the time of Covid? Send Nikki a
Nikki’s Corona app is back to green, no more tests required and a surprise birthday visitor for G in Adelaide. This week’s 4 Fat Questions It’s Election day in the US, do you follow US politics more or less than your own country? If you got a ‘
Kirsty’s been on a plane, Nikki’s had a Covid test because the Corona Warn App told her to. This week’s 4 Fat Questions How does Australia ‘feel’ now Victoria is out of lockdown? What are some of the things you are having trouble (Covid) findin
Kirsty’s youngest is off to boarding school and her husband has had some great scan results – no evidence of disease. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Covid related social media disagreements, just why? Are you saving or spending more with the ‘no t
Mini break over, wouldn’t it have been nice to go on a trip, instead we are watching numbers go up here in Germany. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Corona culture shock, do you have it, will you get it? Best food discovery on your expat travels tha
Kirsty’s beloved Port Adelaide are the Minor Premiers in the Aussie AFL season. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Considerations for negotiating a Covid and beyond job position? How do you research a new expat location? Could you do two weeks quarant
The one where Kirsty’s daughter has exciting news. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Why are people surprised my husband has to go back to work in another country after his cancer treatment? How far ahead do you have to plan for your child who may be
In Australia chemo and radio combo are over for G, that’s pretty awesome news. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Does being an expat stop you from being your authentic self? How do you cope with a tough week as an expat during Covid? Have you ever be
It’s almost Spring in Australia but not quite yet Autumn in Europe, what is that about? This week’s 4 Fat Questions Why is it so hard to communicate through a mask in another language? How and why are Australians ‘trapped outside’ our passport
In Germany, school is back for the new year, but for how long? This week’s 4 Fat Questions How confident are we of face to face schooling continuing? What would you be doing now if you were a man? How do you look at your country when you’re awa
Another short break while we carried on with life things in our current Covid worlds. This week’s 4 Fat Questions Top tips on talking to Teens about moving? The new country 15 vs the Covid 19? Creativity during Covid up or down? From us to you
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