Monthly Archives: July 2010

The great visa appointment, or, I told you that photo wouldn’t do

Yesterday was the day of destiny.  For the purposes of demonstrating why a visa costs so much, let me take you through all the steps involved in getting our set of matching J1 and J2 visas. 1) M’s university asks … Continue reading

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Chicago moleskine

My mum bought me this notebook as a pre-emigration present, after I recently spent a week with her twirling moleskine displays in every shop we went into, looking for one.  It’s close to pointless, but just the kind of thing … Continue reading

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