Category Civil Partnership – Hanoi

Illness, travel and milestones

Hi everyone, hope you are all doing well. I want to cover our trip to Vietnam, and the pregnancy and my illness all in one post- it’s quite tricky to write nicely on an iPhone due to the teeny screen, but I still haven’t had a chance to fix the computer. Unfortunately I’m writing from […]

Random tangents

On a random note, we got some Vegemite (the best you can get in the absence of Marmite!) yesterday. The happiness this caused me at breakfast time cannot be understated..! I suppose this is the closest I’ve had to a craving? Hot buttered toast with marmite! Heaven. I dropped the last (almost full) jar on […]

I think everything is ready!

Really exciting week as we have found a small group of friends who want to come with us for our actual registration weekend- yay! Love you guys! That makes it more fun, AND means we no longer need to worry about sorting out witnesses. The other very cool thing that happened yesterday was that A […]

Hellfire and Brimstone!

Everything looks set to go for our trip to Hanoi at the beginning of July. We booked the flights for the first part of the trip where we ‘give notice’, and i also obtained my Visa. The actual DATE isn’t set in stone yet, though we are considering August 20th. That is because we met […]

Vietnam Visa

Hey everyone, So here is where we are now: A needs a ‘Certificate of No Impediment’ (CNI)  which requires two witnesses. I thought this a very odd requirement, because unlike wedding witnesses, the witnesses cannot possibly ‘witness’ A’s singledom. So she had planned to organise that this Friday, but we will have to wait a […]

Wedding Belles in Hanoi

One of the reasons I started this blog (before I became stuck in the thick of ttc) was to hopefully provide some useful information to other lesbian couples in Bangkok, who might, like us, be starting to feel frustrated about the Kingdom’s lack of rights and respect for gay couples. The good news is, that […]