Just making another note that we have got our first British passport in the family last week. Here's the holder unhappy with the fact he is not allowed to tear it:
That marks almost 6 years and £9.5K in visa fees after we came here (the latter will be well over the round figure of 10K when we two adults naturalise next year).
This is the earlier picture of us in the UK taken on our fourth day here:
Back in 2009, many things, good and bad, were only yet to happen.