Belonging! Life is Not Always Black or White.

Belonging! Life is Not Always Black or White.

Growing up mixed race, in London in the 90's, the word 'belonging' was one that was always present... Moving to Australia with my husband and children was no different! Some people have asked me how I feel about leaving my family and moving to the other side of the world. I have different feelings each [...]

The Migration Foxtrot (AJ) – Part 2 –

Slow, Slow, Quick Quick, Slow - Part 2 Click here for Part 1 The decision to move to Australia was not taken lightly, but we knew it was the right choice for us. Our application journey was like the Foxtrot, which was made popular by Harry Fox, a migrant to the Americas. Just like the [...]

The Skills Assessment

Photography by Ruth Jalloh, August 2015, Gold-coast Australia. August 2015 was a memorable time for us; not only was it our 7 year wedding anniversary, but we had also just returned from a month long holiday in Australia and started the process of applying for a 190 visa. The first step in our process was [...]

The Migration Foxtrot (AJ) – Part 1 –

Image by Ruth Jalloh shows signage on Beaudesert Road (such a long road).   Slow, Slow, Quick Quick, Slow Our application journey was like the Foxtrot, which was made popular by Harry Fox, a migrant to the Americas. Just like the “Foxtrot, the application process began smooth and progressive with long, continuous flowing movements across the [...]