It’s finally happened. My first ever book is done! Actually getting my hands on it for the first time was a defining moment in my life. I am now a published author. Complete with ISBN number and everything. Now the fun begins! I have lots of events and speaking engagements coming up and will be doing … More April 1st book release!
J-1. One letter, one number. To many they mean nothing, but to me they meant my legal entry into the United States. They would become the first of many numbers and letters that would become representative of who I am in this country. It was early 2003. I had recently graduated college in England and … More I’m an English Immigrant Who Did Everything by the Book. And I Still Ended up Undocumented.
They say love conquers all but when it comes to immigration love has limits. Our wedding was amazing. My bride looked stunning, the weather was gorgeous (if a little hot) and judging by the dancing and the spontaneous limbo contest everyone had a good time (and to think we nearly included hard alcohol). I finally … More You’re an American now right?
She lights up my soul. The moments were apart are the hardest but in many ways the most sincere and beautiful. When you love someone this much, it affects your state of mind, your well-being. You care about them in a way you never dreamed possible. Those moments she’s driving home fill me with dread … More Love
So here I am looking at the arse of an elephant. A big grey Asian elephant. “Look at the size of its shits!” I casually say. The elephant is wandering around its pen slowly. Looking rather subdued, which matches rather well with the low grey sky hanging overhead. I don’t mind the odd bit of … More The girl in the blue dress…..Part I
My journey so far…….. A year ago I entered a video contest. It changed my life. I had felt trapped. Convincing myself the stereotypical ‘have a job, pay the bills, find a girl, settle down and make babies’ path was my journey. I was miserable. I grew up in a village of 2,500 people in … More The Journey so far…….