Everything is fine… except…

The immigration officer was tall and burly. “So are you planning to be here a while?” he barked, as he closed the door of his interrogation room. “Yes, please,” I squeaked. I was trying and failing to mask an internal scream of desperation. “Well… everything looks fine with your application,” he began. Thank. Goodness. I […]


Herman andĀ hairĀ loss

Ecuadorian bureaucracy is a joy for which there are apparently no limits. It started at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where you need a mountain of paperwork, every ‘i’ dotted and every ‘t’ crossed, to obtain your visa. Yawn. It continued today in spectacular fashion. Last week we successfully obtained our full visas via the […]