I’m Claire, an Australian writer, editor & poet who lived in Switzerland and London for more than a decade — creative, rewarding, tumultuous, difficult and wonderful years (the first 5 years of this blog cover my time in Switzerland).
My family and I returned to Australia in mid 2019.
Clairevetica began out as an expat experience blog, where I talked about the quirks and challenges of “expatting“, attempts to learn German as well as some parenting stuff. However, my focus turned more to poems, fiction and travel-writing. Including my 2017 project where I visited all 26 Cantons of Switzerland, which resulted in the #26Cantons52Weeks blogs.
Now I’m back living in my home country, watch this space for regular poems as well as links to my published short fiction and more writing news.
Thanks so much for reading and stopping by. I really appreciate your likes and comments – especially those who take time to do the latter. I will always try check out your blog if you like or comment on mine (even if it takes me a while).