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Download The Diary of a Single Parent Abroad reader ↠ 242 pages ¶ When Jill and her family moved to Italy she expected life to change but she had no idea how massive that change would be Shortly after the move she discovered her husband had been having an affair and had no intentions of staying in Italy Despite beHree young children to care for she never once considered returning to the UK With strength and determination she accepted any challenge dismantling a derelict house to ground level digging out a three metre deep well with her hands to get free water and overcoming her fear of the chainsaw to cut the winter wood When there was very little money fo I found this to be a delightful charming bookA good touch of humor runs throughout this wonderful memoir of a woman making a new life in Italy It really was a new life also; she all of a sudden has to raise the kids all by herself For me it's a real example in courage and persistence The place she describes living at in Italy I do wish I lived atNeedless to say this is a story that I’m finding very difficult to put down While there a number of sad things that happens she manages to keep her sense of humor all the way through I really consider a very uplifting story Anyone can overcome just about any obstacle in their life

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R food she made risotto with nettles collected from the roadside She overcame many problems learned new skills and discovered that money is not important and the only things in life that matters are health happiness and her children Jill's story is delivered with an ever present hint of humour because she says Without laughter life wouldn't be fun I really like this book

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The Diary of a Single Parent AbroadWhen Jill and her family moved to Italy she expected life to change but she had no idea how massive that change would be Shortly after the move she discovered her husband had been having an affair and had no intentions of staying in Italy Despite being in a foreign country with no income limited language skills a house that needed rebuilding and t The Diary of a Single Parent Abroard by Jill Pennington was published in June 2013 I have enjoyed this tale of an adventure that turned out very differently from the initial plan When Jill and her husband decided to move to Italy almost on the spur of the moment with their three children they had big dreams They would buy an old run down house and renovate it so that it would become their dream home Their children would be brought up in the sunshine allowed freedom than in the UK and eating fresh food grown on their own landIt soon became clear to Jill after leaving everything behind in England that she and her husband had very different dreams He intended to carry on the affair that he had been having for some time and his long term plans did not include an idyllic life in rural Italy with his familyFaced with such a shock many of us would have taken the first flight back home Back to our family back to the place where we speak the language and where our friends could support us Not Jill With a steely determination and a strength of character that is at times unbelievable she was determined that she would stay and that her children would have the life that she longed for themJill's diary takes the reader on her journey It's a tough journey and things are never easy for Jill The language is a barrier the paperwork the attitude of Italian builders and most of all the appalling treatment dished out by her soon to be ex husband Despite all of these hurdles Jill continued to believe she continued to get her hands dirty and create the life that she wantedThe book is written very simply and from the heart It's an easy often funny tale that is honest and straight talking There are parts of the diary that could do with a re edit but this is still an engaging and fascinating look at what it's really like to start over in a new country with no money but masses of self belief