Belinda Nicoll is originally from South Africa and has been a U.S. citizen since 2010. She holds a BA degree in Communication and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
Belinda works as a freelance writer and teacher of creative writing. She blogs about issues related to writing and creativity, as well as her favorite subjects: personal transformation and global change.
Belinda and her husband love traveling. Their journeys and careers have taken them through large parts of Southern Africa, the USA, Europe, Ireland, Canada, the Middle East, Mexico, and to exotic islands such as Hawaii, Mauritius, Phuket, The Comores, St. Thomas, and St. John.
Through an expatriate’s eyes, America is the “strange land.” In 2001, when a South African couple lands at JFK International Airport on the morning of 9/11, they have no idea that their host country is hurtling toward fundamental change of its own. Out of Sync is a riveting story about the bizarre trajectory of a couple’s life and a thought-provoking account of America’s hopes and disappointments.