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If Spain for example were an English speaking country would you have rather gone to live there than Australia?
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If Spain for example were an English speaking country would you have rather gone to live there than Australia?
There's always Gibraltar.
A Mediterranean climate under the Union Flag
English speaking too, by all accounts.

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If Spain for example were an English speaking country would you have rather gone to live there than Australia?

Have lived in both...........would choose Australia. Don't really know why, just happier here.
 
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Have they got Marmite in Spain?
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Have they got Marmite in Spain?
Or Walkers Crisps, aunt bessies yorkies?

Would this mythical Spain cook their food in lard or olive oil?
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If they've got Eastenders and no spiders I'll go.
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If they've got Eastenders and no spiders I'll go.
If they've got spiders and no Eastenders I'll go.
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Yes, and if they had my line of work on Menorca I would have been there years ago

Mainland Spain possibly no cause my mother lives there and could bug me more easily.
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Originally Posted by RichS
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If Spain for example were an English speaking country would you have rather gone to live there than Australia?
Well, I expect if they were English speaking, the whole culture would be different too. Australia and it's people/ culture appealed to us, not just the fact that they speak English - otherwise we could have chosen to live in the US or Canada - both are closer to UK than Oz.
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No, it would have still been Australia...family here. No kangaroos in Spain either.
 
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[QUOTE=RichS]Question:

If Spain for example were an English speaking country would you have rather gone to live there than Australia?


Must admit i thought about moving to Spain, but all that Chubby.Brown, fools and horses and greasy fry ups and weekend warriors from scouse i changed my mind and came back to Aussie, (also had dimsim withdrawal)
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After viewing the replies perhaps a better phrased question might be:

If we make the assumption that you and your family were able to communicate fluently in the local language, and the country was able to provide similar career opportunities, would you have looked at other countries in Europe.

For my case - If I was fluent in say Greek/Portugese/Spanish and career opportunity existed there I daresay I'd have moved there rather than here. always fancied the meditteranean lifestyle more than the northern european one. I also reckon I have more in comon with the average euro than the average aussie.
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So what is the point of migrating if some members want an english related inviroment in Australia ( apart from the sun,sand and the better quality of life )?
I thought one of the purposes to migrate was to be assimilated into the local culture and adapt yourself to Australia and hold it's values has your own.

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[QUOTE=RichS]After viewing the replies perhaps a better phrased question might be:

If we make the assumption that you and your family were able to communicate fluently in the local language, and the country was able to provide similar career opportunities, would you have looked at other countries in Europe.

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Only if they had Marmite, Eastenders and no spiders...
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[QUOTE=jayr]
Originally Posted by RichS
After viewing the replies perhaps a better phrased question might be:

If we make the assumption that you and your family were able to communicate fluently in the local language, and the country was able to provide similar career opportunities, would you have looked at other countries in Europe.

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Only if they had Marmite, Eastenders and no spiders...
I'd rather eat marmite flavoured spiders than watch Eastenders
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