In his spare time, the Hobbema ex-patriate
toured several European hot-spots.
When not enjoying the hospitality of the rich American ex-patriate
colony in their various palazzi he painted forceful views of the city and, a new departure, pairs of figures in interiors.
Framed between the mountains and the beach, in the last ten years El Gouna has blossomed into a desert oasis with its own rhythms, a mixed ex-patriate
community of Cairenes and Europeans, plenty of hotel rooms and apartments to rent, and by now over eighty bars and restaurants to choose from.
Much of the stone to build the cathedral and the Giralda were brought seven miles from the ruined, Roman city of Italica, where the emperors Trajan and Hadrian were born into ex-patriate
, colonial families.
Our wretched weather being what it is, over the last decade or so she and her husband Euan Cooper Willis - they married in 1945 - have spent their winters living the ex-patriate
lifestyle on the Spanish island of Ibiza.
The columned home is surrounded by grand buildings, many of them embassies and rundown museums dedicated to Marshal Tito's life, built in the lavish style of inter-war Belgrade by the city's leading merchants, ex-patriate
Serbian writer Ms Sonja Besford said.
The other is more poignant, a Memorial Concert on Bank Holiday Monday for David Humphreys, one of the many Birmingham ex-patriates
who retired to Presteigne, and who died last year at the age of 95.
Kemp struggles to find a balance between island culture and the ex-patriates
who live there.
This resulted in the official leader of the ex-patriates
for this year, Dr Melya Hughes Crameri, being welcomed at the Singing Festival on the Sunday evening.
Among the experts to present at the Ultimate Event are: tax specialists, immigration experts, global entrepreneurs, real estate gurus, health care professionals, seasoned ex-patriates
, lawyers and a host of others.
Based on a Somerset Maugham story it tells of rich ex-patriates
in Italy in the 1930s as the Fascists cast long, sinister shadows and Europe rumbles towards war.
DAY THREE - JULY 16: Both ex-patriates
and Lebanese consider routes through Lebanon's northern valleys, a stronghold for Hizbollah.