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Mike K-H's 2.6 hectare garden

Living by the book in Limousin

Seasoned expat Mike Kingdom-Hockings tells how a lifetime of country living led him and wife Phyll to move to the Limousin - and how bookwriting keeps him sane (and gives him an excuse to get out of the gardening…)

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Cover of "Turkey Street" by Jack Scott

Turkey Street

"Readers of Jack Scott's début book, Perking the Pansies, would be forgiven for wondering what happened to our intrepid hero Jack and his husband Liam next - given the challenges inherent in moving to a country that's officially secular but actually over 90% Muslim. This follow-up, Turkey Street, ends the wondering. And it does it in fine style." Dave reviews the sequel to Jack Scott's memoir of life as half of a gay expat couple in Turkey.

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Mike Kingdom-Kockings

Take Five – Mike Kingdom-Hockings, world citizen

One of our longest-standing BE Forum supporters, world citizen Mike Kingdom-Hockings talks about his varied life as an expat and about writing books now he's retired to France.

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Alex Shaw, author

Expat Interview – Alex Shaw

Part One of BE's interview with British author Alex Shaw, in which he talks about the upheavals of starting expat life in the early Nineties, the beauties of Ukraine, and the shrinking world we now live in.

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"Hetman" by Alex Shaw

Expat Interview – Alex Shaw (Part 2)

In Part Two of our interview with Alex Shaw, he talks about writing—the differences between the UK, US and European markets, how online publishing has changed the landscape for authors, and the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing contracts.

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