Safe home

Just in case my sudden silence hadn’t made it obvious, Doug is home from New Zea­land with a pro­vi­sional res­ident visa firmly lodged in his pass­port. He brought back a cold from the plane and then gave it to me (bad Doug!) but we’re get­ting better now....

Doug update

Doug vis­ited the Aus­tralian embassy in Auck­land today and they placed a peach-coloured sticker in his pass­port which will be “activ­ated” as a visa when he re-enters the country next Tuesday. Yay! Now that he’s got all the offi­cial stuff out of the way,...

Yay for the Department of Immigration!

Who­ever thought I’d be writing a subject-line like that, huh? Still, Doug just got his con­firm­a­tion letter granting him a Spouse Visa (Pro­vi­sional) and saying they’re trans­fer­ring the file from Wash­ington to Auck­land which usu­ally takes three...

Protected: And now for the truth…

A few drinks of red under my belt, I think I can come close to talking to you guys about what’s going on. I’m starting to think I’ve made a ter­rible mis­take. Doug and I are con­stantly nig­gling and I’ve now done some research on Adult...

Protected: Couples and romance

I think we’ve turned into one of those couples who do couple things and I want to apo­lo­gise to all my friends I haven’t seen or spoken to in ages except briefly at parties. Doug gets extra points for Valentine’s Day where he cooked me dinner (red pep­pers...