Rewriting History

On Friday, Simon and I re-wrote history.  We walked into the Wandsworth Registrar’s Office and walked out as a couple who had been married since December 2006. In December 2006, after about 6 years of being a couple, we entered into a Civil Partnership.  Civil Partnerships had been available in the UK for less than a […]

Equality versus Fairness

Being an American expatriate, especially living in the United Kingdom, gives a particular perspective on US society.  I think this is highlighted during the Presidential election, when you see Americans en masse struggle with the concepts of equality and fairness. Equality and fairness or concepts that are easily confused.  Especially because one of the main tenants […]


I have tried to make New Year’s resolutions before, but they usually come to naught.  So this isn’t a news years resolution post, this is just a plan. Simon and I have been together for 12 years now and have been in a Civil Partnership for 5 years.  We have plans this year to start […]