I live and write on a Greek island with my Yorkshire Terrier by my side.


  • Sofia's Change of Pace

    The musings of a writer living on a Greek island. Interviews, Health and Travel Tips, Anecdotes and more.


  • Lucky Me

    There is one person in my life that has been there for me, loyally by my side, for 28 years and counting. In all this time, her devotion to me hasn’t wavered... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2011 CULTURE
  • Summery September Scene

    Summery September Scene

    Wireless Hotspots are a thing of beauty. What else can I say? I’m a fan.Taxi Driver and I are currently at our favorite café in the Old Harbor, savoring... Read more

    Posted on 06 September 2011 CULTURE
  • Fishing For Patience

    I don’t put too much stock into astrology. I rarelyread my horoscope. But I do know that I’m a textbook Pisces. I’m a fish thattends to float off with the... Read more

    Posted on 05 September 2011 CULTURE
  • Travel Light

    Where do you want to be in 6 months time and what do you want in your life by then? Whatever changes you want to make in your life, it's the decisions you take... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2011 CULTURE
  • Connecting People

    A couple of years before I moved to Crete, I left Singapore to travel around Greece for the summer. Eager to get to the islands, I spent less than a day in... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2011 CULTURE
  • Ticket to a Memorable Trip

    I’ve been lucky enough to have traveled around the globe and back a couple of times and I’ve (mostly) had a great time doing it. Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2011 CULTURE
  • 3 Idea Fountains

    It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do, a fresh idea never hurt anyone. I often stumble upon my best ideas while walking, talking and stalking. Walking I’... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2011 CULTURE
  • Change Happens

    It doesn’t matter if you welcome it with open arms or hide from it under the bed. Like it or not, change happens. It happens all the time, all around us. Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2011 CULTURE
  • The Pursuit of Wisdom

    Sofia means wisdom. One day, I’d like to live up to my name. Currently, I don’t feel wise. Much like the first draft of a novel, I’m a work in progress. Read more

    Posted on 29 August 2011 CULTURE
  • Consider Me Gone

    I’m here only in the physical sense. Mentally, I’m in Villa Drapanias with Alex and Anna. This is my last weekend with them before they meet my new editor. For... Read more

    Posted on 27 August 2011 CULTURE
  • The Uplifting Unexpected

    Uplifting Unexpected

    Unexpected gifts are my favorite kind. There’s something so touching and uplifting about receiving a “just because” present. They add a rose-colored hue to my... Read more

    Posted on 26 August 2011 CULTURE
  • The Comfort of Carbs

    It doesn’t happen very often but sometimes I get a case of the blues for no particular reason. The sun might be shining like a brilliant diamond in the sky,... Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2011 CULTURE
  • The Perennial Foreigner

    In Singapore, I was an “Ang moh”. In Thailand, I was a “Farang”. In Dubai, I was the “Shy Scandinavian Kid living in house No. 2 in Satwa Compound”. Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2011 CULTURE
  • An "Inspiring" Morning

    A friend of mine asked me what inspires me to write. I told her that life inspires me to scribble down possible story ideas. My life. Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2011 CULTURE
  • Goodbye to Yesterday

    Yesterday, all I wanted was for the day to end. I couldn’t wait to pull on my cozy flannel pajamas, creep under a pile of protective blankets, rest my weary hea... Read more

    Posted on 20 August 2011 CULTURE
  • I'm an Author?

    I never thought I would write anything but grocery shopping lists, letters, and the occasional postcards. When I was a little girl with long blonde hair in a... Read more

    Posted on 20 August 2011 CULTURE