Categories for Bureaucracy

Four years in the UK

+ + June 22, 2017

If you go all the way back to the beginning of the archives on this blog, it actually started off as a way to document my life as I applied for a Visa and prepared for my trip overseas. That’s...

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+ + November 26, 2013

I have a tricky relationship with “commitment.” I like being committed to things (and people, I guess), but it takes some getting used to. I know eventually I will be fully committed to something and probably love it, but that...

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Between Two Things

+ + July 29, 2013

I’m in a bit of limbo, and not in the fun Trinidadian dance party sense. I’m waiting to be able to start my new job, which can’t happen until I have somewhere to live, which is a process that seems...

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The First Few Days

+ + July 2, 2013

According to a post on Facebook, on which my mom adds a number to correspond with each day I’ve been gone, it’s now been 10 days since I left Canada. When I last left off I mentioned going to HSBC and...

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The Actual Application

March 13, 2013

For the sake of including the whole story on this blog, I thought I should run through the actual application process for my visa. You know, now that everything is public and I can allow this site to be indexed...

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The Big Announcement

+ March 11, 2013

I’m not going to lie, there have been a lot of ups and downs. More than have been discussed on this blog, for which I apologize since my initial intention was to be more of a resource for anyone interested...

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