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Old Mar 6th 2013, 8:03 pm
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Originally Posted by raining View Post
It's not so much 'home'sickness that I feel - I just know that the Middle East isn't the place for me. I miss things like being able to go for a walk, putting on songs from a jukebox in the pub, watching and hearing a good downpour lashing off the windows etc. The list is long but not specific to my home city or country.
Originally Posted by Alexa View Post
Homesick, No. sick of the ME, yes.
I miss certain things, like walks, fresh air, half way sane peo0ple, food...but not home or a certain country.
Maybe i am just rootless...
So that would be homesick then.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 3:50 am
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Nope not homesick at all, I miss my son but he is moving over here, and I Miss my Grannie. She is the only thing worth going back for.

Other than that I have no intention of going back to the uk. I'm probably not going to stay in the ME though.
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I miss walking to the train station at 7am in total darkness with bitter cold drizzly rain and wind blasting into my face.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 5:07 am
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I miss my old man, but he retired and moved abroad when I was 17 so used to seeing him only once or twice a year. Still, it's now been 13 months since I've seen him and I'm hating that.

I miss my Mum, but she can visit...like Dad I suppose.

I miss my three sisters and my collection of niece and nephews.

I guess I just miss people, family and friends...I don't miss England or the weather or the tax or the misery.
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On occasion I miss Asda, normally about Christmas time ...
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:02 am
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
Job hunting's slow--I get sick at the thought of maybe having to go home.
How long have you got left? Qatar is booming.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:19 am
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I do miss asking for something and actually receiving what I asked for.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:25 am
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I do miss asking for something and actually receiving what I asked for.
Oh yeah, I miss little things like that, but they bother me a bit less nowadays.

Gave my car to a place Millhouse recommended for new tyres. Bloke said 40-60 mins but he'd call when it was done. Obviously no call, returned 50 minutes later after wandering around Al Quoz chain smoking... and they'd asked where I'd been because it was now in the way.

Asked where my call was.

*Shrugs*

What can you do?
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What can you do?
You stand over them and watch them work, come on man.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:30 am
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You stand over them and watch them work, come on man.
Meh, I fancied a wander...the traffic was bad and thought I could have a look at funny shit in Lulu's as well.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:39 am
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Oh yeah, I miss little things like that, but they bother me a bit less nowadays.

Gave my car to a place Millhouse recommended for new tyres. Bloke said 40-60 mins but he'd call when it was done. Obviously no call, returned 50 minutes later after wandering around Al Quoz chain smoking... and they'd asked where I'd been because it was now in the way.

Asked where my call was.

*Shrugs*

What can you do?
I sent a cheese salad sandwich back 3 times last week.

1) Forgot the cheese and had toasted the bread
2) Still toasted bread & Plastic Cheese thrown in
3) 12 crumbs of grated cheese toasted bread
4) 14 crumbs of grated cheese & untoasted sweet bread

I threw it away in the end and got a big mac, All I wanted was a simple cheese salad sandwich!
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:53 am
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Originally Posted by britexpat76 View Post
I sent a cheese salad sandwich back 3 times last week.

1) Forgot the cheese and had toasted the bread
2) Still toasted bread & Plastic Cheese thrown in
3) 12 crumbs of grated cheese toasted bread
4) 14 crumbs of grated cheese & untoasted sweet bread

I threw it away in the end and got a big mac, All I wanted was a simple cheese salad sandwich!
Do you need a recipes in order to make your own sandwiches?

(I do get your point though.)
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 6:55 am
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Do you need a recipes in order to make your own sandwiches?

(I do get your point though.)
If BE76 was making his own it would be vodka soaked cheese with JD ketchup and Beer-battered bread.
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 9:14 am
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If BE76 was making his own it would be vodka soaked cheese with JD ketchup and Beer-battered bread.
Now THAT sounds tasty!
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
If BE76 was making his own it would be vodka soaked cheese with JD ketchup and Beer-battered bread.
That sounds awful. I hate JD.
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