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Interview with expat Author Lindsay de Feliz

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Interview with expat Author Lindsay de Feliz

Post Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 2:28 am

Expat Focus talks to Lindsay de Feliz about her new book, "What About Your Saucepans?", the extraordinary true story of her move from the UK to the Dominican Republic.

Lindsay, please tell us a little bit about yourself.

I am British, and left the UK in 2001 to become a scuba diving instructor and travel the world. Prior to that I was a University lecturer and Marketing Director for financial companies in the City of London. I travelled to the Maldives, Singapore, Borneo, Thailand and Menorca before ending up in the Dominican Republic in November 2001. And there I got stuck. I am still living in the DR, together with my Dominican husband, 4 dogs and 7 cats. We started off in a tourist resort, on the Caribbean Ocean, where I was working as a diving instructor, then moved to a small town in the centre of the country, and now we live high up in the mountains, where we have a little finca (farm).

You recently published ‘What about your saucepans?’ - briefly, what is the book about?

The book is about the last 11 years of my life. What made me leave the UK and the comfortable lifestyle I had there, and why I stayed in the Dominican Republic. It covers my...

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