Holding The Fort

When you live in a foreign country and your spouse is frequently travelling for work, you often face a unique set of challenges.

 I am on a mission to collect stories and  strategies from people 'holding the fort' abroad while their spouses travel.  

Upcoming book:

Holding the Fort

March 2021, Summertime Publishing

Add your voice

Answer the questionnaire below

 «We moved postings and my spouse was already on a work trip when the rest of the family arrived»


«My spouse works in another country and we see them every eight weeks»


«We live abroad and my partner travels every week for work»

to hold the fort


If you hold the fort for someone, or, in American English, if you hold down the fort, you look after things for them while they are somewhere else or are busy doing something else.

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