Setting up in a new country sucks. I’m not going to sugar coat it because it does. There’s no way to get around it; it’s bureaucratic nightmare and this year it just seems that the nightmare is never going to end.
We kicked off September by arriving in Leeds and despite some wicked jetlag, we hit the ground running. Within that first week we’d secured a brand new flat in the city centre (brilliant!), we’d picked up our BRP cards (yay for being allowed to legally work and stay!), and we’d even made a friend or two (hooray!). Everything was coming up Kate and Dave until it wasn’t. Continue reading