Packing Up: Further Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

Packing Up: Further Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

Brigid Keenan


Brigid Keenan used to be a winning younger London type journalist while she fell in love with a diplomat and left at the back of the gilt chairs of the Paris salons for a wide bird shed in Nepal. Her bestselling account of lifestyles as a "trailing spouse," Diplomatic Baggage, received the hearts of millions in nations worldwide.

Now, in her additional adventures, we discover Brigid in Kazakhstan, the place AW, her husband, contracts Lyme illness from ticks, the neighborhood delicacy is horse meat sausage, and Brigid's stopover at to a marketplace results in a full-scale insurrection from which she calls for a police escort. Then, because the prospect of retirement looms, Brigid unearths herself at the cusp of a complete new global: shuttling among London, Brussels, and their final posting in Azerbaijan; navigating her daughters' weddings whereas dealing with a melanoma prognosis; and getting a crash direction in grandmotherhood as she is helping manage a literature competition in Palestine.

alongside the way in which, dauntless and wildly humorous as ever, Brigid learns that packing up does not imply packing in as she discovers that retiring and relocating again domestic might simply be her greatest problem yet.

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