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"Brains at the Border" by Lynda Brettle (Expat Mentors)

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Counselling and coaching on the Costa Blanca in Spain

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Counselling and coaching on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Having reached Number One in Amazon's Travel Writing Chart in 2020, the book has attracted a string of five-star reviews!

"Living abroad is not the same as a holiday. Moving overseas for the first time, especially under your own steam, can be like getting behind the wheel of a car without any driving lessons and heading straight into the M4 traffic. Brains at the Border provides the guidance and support needed to avoid disaster. This new guide has been described as a "life lesson" "helpful" and a "great insight into relationship survival".

"In Brains at the Border, Lynda offers us a humorous insight into her own overseas experiences during postings with the Foreign Office over two decades in locations as diverse as paradise islands and war torn conflict zones. With each new adventure we experience with her, and her eclectic bunch of fellow globe trotters, how it really feels to live and work as an expatriate and how they deal with both the rewards and frustrations of basic everyday issues".

"Lynda’s world gets increasing complex as she travels from being a single girl to a married woman and a mother. In an attempt to regain some work – life balance, she leaves the Diplomatic Service and settles with her family on Spain’s Costa Blanca. This is where the jaw-dropping fun really begins with the arrival of hordes of ill-prepared Brits expecting to “live the dream” – having left their Brains at the Border"