Have visa; will travel

I got my UK visa today! Yay!! Actually, I got the email on Monday telling me I’d been approved but wanted to wait until it was in my hands before telling you about it. It should have been delivered Tuesday, but a blunder at the consulate meant that I had to make the long drive to Spokane to pick it up in person.

I’ll spare you the carry-on that caused that action and will instead just give another Yay! to celebrate the fact that I now have the visa.

Oh, and I had hoped that it would be good from 1 August 2011 and had planned to fly out on 8 August, but they issued it as valid from 12 August. This means that my Mummy gets me for another 4 days which I bet will make her very, very happy.

And now I can book my flights. I hope the amazing Rebecca is ready for me, ‘cause now that the UK government says I can come, there’s nothing to keep me away!

Oh! And have I said Yay! yet? No? Well then…

Yay! Yay! and another Yay! for good measure!!

(And that photo on the visa? Well, I doctored that for the post because the official visa photo is horrid. But if you see me with my passport in hand, please feel free to ask for a peek at the real thing. If you don’t scare easily that is…)

6 Replies to “Have visa; will travel”

  1. I don’t really think you could take a horrid photo (anything before graduating High school just doesn’t count LOL)!

  2. Watch out Alba, here she comes !!! Congratulations, Fran. May God bless you always throughout your journey.

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