Simon The Homesick Kiwi
Expat New Zealander since 1997. I was living in the UK for a looong time, but now I'm living in Crete, Greece with my Greek wife and two cats, teaching English and writing about my Expat Kiwi Adventures. I'm working on playing the guitar better and thinking about making music sometimes. I'll always call New Zealand home but I'm not sure if I'll ever live there again. This is my story.
I am strangely interested in my on-going lack of ability to make significant sums of money. I’ve decided to write about it, so hopefully… Read More »My Under Earning Journey – Part 3 – Plant a Tree
For some reason, my journey in life has been a fairly frugal one. I have consistently earned lower than the national average, occasionally scraping it,… Read More »My Under Earning Journey – Part 2 – Trying to overcome the blocks!
Back to Birmingham I made my way back to Birmingham in a bit of a hurry, funds approaching Zero, no more ability to travel until… Read More »Expat Kiwi’s Misadventures in Birmingham – Back in Brum – Part 1
In several posts about my time in India I’ve mentioned my Travel Companion, but not given any details. This was partly not to interrupt the… Read More »The Adventures of Kiwi in India – Part 6 – My Travel Companion in India – Part 1
As a Kiwi who has been living abroad for over 20 years, I have become somewhat detached from my homeland. In an attempt to stay… Read More »Neoliberal Totalitarianism – Poor trump got de-platformed
We had chosen to stay in Delhi’s colourful Chowpatti bizarre, not much more than a collection of interconnecting alleyways with an open market ‘square’… Read More »Adventures of Kiwi in India – Part 5 – How to become a Bollywood Star
At some point, probably the Belfast hostel, I met up with an Australian guy who was also heading south to Dublin. I convinced him… Read More »Expat Kiwi’s onward Travels – Part 3 – Back South in a Hurry