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Vanessa Workman: A Fresh New Start


Unfortunately, said handyman-hairstylist also had a pension for leaving a trail of empty beer cans hidden around my house while he 'fixed' things.

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Vanessa Workman: Cultural Divides


Initially I hadn't actually realised I was an 'expat'. I had always thought that particular moniker was reserved for old dudes that hung out at bars.

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Vanessa Workman: The Postman Usually Beeps Twice


As these types of things seem to go, the trickle down effect of brilliance continued and I eventually had to go to the police station and tell them my tale of woe.

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Vanessa Workman: Why I Ended Up On An Island


Some want me to reaffirm their belief that happily-ever-after on a tropical island is a possibility.

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Vanessa Workman: And Another Legend is Born


And then it happened. The village rumour machine started grinding out the latest news.

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Vanessa Workman: The Island Fashionista


Anything you have indeed "had for years" will soon transform into an ill-fitting, colour-faded, mildew-smelling mess.

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Vanessa Workman: The Long and Short of It


No culture was left untouched by the sixties - or the seventies for that matter.

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Vanessa Workman: Time and Tide Wait For No Woman


No one wants to hear the "sorry I'm late" excuse, unless of course it's attached to some juicy gossip.

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Vanessa Workman: The Cat's Meow


Of course it's not pet abandonment, it's a gift!

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