Monday, May 23, 2011

Expat Women: Confessions - Launch Party Photos

Hi Everyone, Firstly thank you very, very much to those of you who have supported our newly-launched book: Expat Women: Confessions - 50 Answers to Your Real-Life Questions about Living Abroad!

A few of you have asked if we had a launch party for our book. The answer is yes. Sort of...

Okay, here's the confession (pardon the pun)... I live in Malaysia and my co-author Victoria Hepworth lives thousands of miles away in Dubai, so a joint launch on a limited budget was a little tricky.

So instead, I hijacked the first night of my dear friend Nan Singh's girls' getaway weekend (6-8 May) to a beach resort here in Malaysia, asked my friends to dress in black, happily gave them all a free copy of the hot-off-the-press book, in a pretty pink bag with Teuscher chocolates, and took some photos.

And so with this, yes, we had a small launch - and here are our photos! (Victoria was with us in spirit, as was Gisella Apicella.) Andrea x

The Gorgeous Expat Women at our "Launch Party"

Elle and Hana

Front Row: Left to Right:
Hana Moafi Abdel-Razek (Egyptian); Andrea Martins (Australian);
Duyen Nguyen (Vietnamese); and Elle Bowe (Singaporean).
Back Row: Left to Right:
Bhaven Singh (Indian); Nan Singh - the Birthday Girl (Canadian);
Francesca Gasparrini (Italian); Britta Kirkegaad Lustig (Danish);
Deborah Willsher (British); Renee Beasley (Australian);
Shontelle Allwood (Canadian); and Maaike Kolthek (Dutch).

Francesca modeling the book with the groovy pink bag

Deborah - completely engrossed ;-)

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Thanks for your generous support and efforts to spread-the-word!


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