Transnational

The bureaucracy of cross-border love

There are many things that one can associate with transnational relationships. Skype calls. Family gatherings that involve long-haul flights. Mixed up languages, cultures, accents. Observing a range of traditions and arguing about superstitions. But there’s one thing that no one really thinks about. And that’s bureaucracy. Since getting married I’ve learnt that bureaucracy lies at […]

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Wedding

Year One.

This time last year we woke in Dunblane, Scotland to a very bright summer’s day. Seeing that sun was a relief – the previous week had been gloomy and grey with a half-hearted drizzle, and we’d worried that our guests would spend our wedding day getting progressively damp. But 24 July 2014 was, thankfully, sunny and warm. […]

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