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Old Mar 6th 2013, 12:08 pm
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Hi just to introduce myself seeing as I'm already picking brains.

I am an old broad who is profoundly deaf, if you tell me I can't do something because I'm deaf I have to prove you wrong I have been a nurse since I was 18 ended up a respiratory specialist. I Have a full motorbike license, paint oil paintings (I'm crap but some people buy them??) carve wood and pyro wood oh loads of crafts.

I am useless at quizzes as I'm always three questions behind but I'm great at organising.
The OH whose visa it will be is brilliant at quizzes he has a trivial mind

we are not definitely coming, he is still in the selection process we currently live in Australia but need to be a bit nearer the UK due to family health problems. So when he was approached through linkedin we thought why not it could be fun!
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Old Mar 7th 2013, 12:23 am
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Loving your attitude.
thanks, don't worry you will soon be calling me mad like the rest of the people I know
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Old Mar 8th 2013, 5:10 am
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Originally Posted by asher View Post
thanks, don't worry you will soon be calling me mad like the rest of the people I know
Then you will fit in well here..they are all as mad as a box of frogs..except for me of course darling
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Old Mar 8th 2013, 5:13 am
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Then you will fit in well here..they are all as mad as a box of frogs..except for me of course darling
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Old Mar 8th 2013, 9:06 am
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no comment
you just did!
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Old Mar 13th 2013, 5:58 am
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erm Hello * she said cautiously *

Not posted for ages, still Posh though

Hope everyone is well and still tormenting new members ;-)
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erm Hello * she said cautiously *

Not posted for ages, still Posh though

Hope everyone is well and still tormenting new members ;-)
Hellooooo, welcome back. How are you doing?
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Hellooooo, welcome back. How are you doing?


Not too bad Sue actually after a rocky start, within 3 months of moving here I lost both my Parents and my Husband lost his Father sadly but were trooping on.

Father in law one day, My Mum 4 days later and my Dad 3 Months later.....

Our 2 Boys have settled at a different school now to the one they started at and we moved from The Springs to The Villa in Dubailand, much better back here, bit of a drive to everywhere but am more confident driving now, was terrified at first !

Husband promoted so all going well there and I still struggle a bit with being homesick and lonely but getting out there, go horse riding once a week and have started fitness classes, doing 3 a week, enjoying that.


All good with you ? x
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Not too bad Sue actually after a rocky start, within 3 months of moving here I lost both my Parents and my Husband lost his Father sadly but were trooping on.

Father in law one day, My Mum 4 days later and my Dad 3 Months later.....

Our 2 Boys have settled at a different school now to the one they started at and we moved from The Springs to The Villa in Dubailand, much better back here, bit of a drive to everywhere but am more confident driving now, was terrified at first !

Husband promoted so all going well there and I still struggle a bit with being homesick and lonely but getting out there, go horse riding once a week and have started fitness classes, doing 3 a week, enjoying that.


All good with you ? x
So sorry for your loss darling..that had to be really hard.
Glad to hear that you are settling in. Good luck with everything xx
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Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
So sorry for your loss darling..that had to be really hard.
Glad to hear that you are settling in. Good luck with everything xx
I can only echo what Patsy has said. So sorry to read that.
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Old Mar 16th 2013, 2:13 pm
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Hiya all,

I'm new here. Northern Girl and from Oldham, Manchester.

living in Oman and Dubai. but I want to settle in Oman for Good.

Great People .. Great History.

Cheers
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Originally Posted by Poshy View Post
Not too bad Sue actually after a rocky start, within 3 months of moving here I lost both my Parents and my Husband lost his Father sadly but were trooping on.

Father in law one day, My Mum 4 days later and my Dad 3 Months later.....

Our 2 Boys have settled at a different school now to the one they started at and we moved from The Springs to The Villa in Dubailand, much better back here, bit of a drive to everywhere but am more confident driving now, was terrified at first !

Husband promoted so all going well there and I still struggle a bit with being homesick and lonely but getting out there, go horse riding once a week and have started fitness classes, doing 3 a week, enjoying that.


All good with you ? x
so sorry for your loss, what a terrible thing to happen so close to each other
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Originally Posted by Lisa Hendreson View Post
Hiya all,

I'm new here. Northern Girl and from Oldham, Manchester.

living in Oman and Dubai. but I want to settle in Oman for Good.

Great People .. Great History.

Cheers
welcome
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Hi All,
I wonder if I can be of any help to anyone here? I lived in Baghdad, Iraq for over 30 years, had a family and brought them up there. I know the language, people, customs etc.
I left AFTER the Mother of all Battles, so that was an experience I would not like to go through again. Lots of memories of the time when Saddam was in charge, his sons, the whole family was always on the TV, many stories I can tell of that time.
Everything changed after that first attack-the destruction, the way people behaved-it was all slowly eroding.
Now those days are just a memory.
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Hi All,
I wonder if I can be of any help to anyone here? I lived in Baghdad, Iraq for over 30 years, had a family and brought them up there. I know the language, people, customs etc.
I left AFTER the Mother of all Battles, so that was an experience I would not like to go through again. Lots of memories of the time when Saddam was in charge, his sons, the whole family was always on the TV, many stories I can tell of that time.
Everything changed after that first attack-the destruction, the way people behaved-it was all slowly eroding.
Now those days are just a memory.
Welcome to BE.

You must have seen many changes during that time. Do you miss living there?
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