Well here it is, the film title we’ve all been waiting for! And in only two months, although they say it can take up to six. My green card arrived today, three years to the day that JT and I first physically met. What a crazy, wonderful, weird three years it has been. So now … More Green Card
So just a quick one, but here I am sitting at the airport waiting for my flight. It’s been a long journey, but we’ve made it. It’s emotional on so many levels, so many goodbyes, one huge hello. There aren’t words enough to tell my friends and family how much I love them or to thank … More Coming to America
It never really occurred to me before I started doing it, how long it takes to pack up a life. For nearly three years now my life has felt like one long goodbye. Some of the recent goodbyes (like my Father) have been involuntary, some, like my job, worked out so well for various reasons, that … More The Long Goodbye
So, much collating and copying later, we have submitted our visa support package. In addition to all the required documents such as copies of marriage and divorce certificates, birth certificates, police certificate, passport and Affidavit of Support with tax return and W2s, we also included the following as proof of our relationship: Evidence of our … More Proof of Life – Visa Support Package
A very good friend of mine recently said to me that I didn’t seem very excited about moving to America. I think their main concern might have been that I was having second thoughts and didn’t know how to tell anyone, it was a brave subject to bring up and I floundered though my answer. … More Fear and Self-Loathing in Great Yarmouth
Our Relationship: First online contact: 29th November 2012 First Skype call: 4th December 2012 My First visit to USA 22nd May 2013 JT’s first visit to UK: 10th October 2013 JT second visit: April 2014 My second visit: June 2014 Number of hours spent on Skype by this point: Wedding: June 13th 2014 Immigration put on … More Immigration Time Line … The story so far
So after all the excitement of the I-797 and the letter from the National Visa Center we are now waiting for them to fix a technical hitch … Sigh … Wikipedia says: Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker (in his feature film directorial debut) and starring Whitney … More Waiting To Exhale ….
It started, as the saying implies, in the middle of my ordinary life (well at the end of a rather awful year actually, in which I had lost my Mother and my marriage had ended), one morning, on Facebook of all places. … More Once Upon A Time in the East … Or How Our Fairy Tale Began