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Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2018, 6:27 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 9,441
Posted By kips

Re: Perth Capital Of Cool, Must Visit City

But the IGA in Leederville is open 24/7. And it’s a really good one :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2018, 6:20 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 9,441
Posted By kips

Re: Perth Capital Of Cool, Must Visit City

Perth is not 20 years behind the east coast and this is coming from someone who hated Perth when we moved here 5 years ago after living in NSW for 9 years. Hated the fact Perth is so flat, is nowhere...
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2015, 3:17 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 9,438
Posted By kips

Re: Would you go, or stay? Australia v. UK in a circumstance

As the mother of a 12-year-old son I couldn't even contemplate living in another country and only seeing him 3-4 times a year, regardless of the opportunities that country offered. Hell I'm worried...
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2015, 9:16 am
Replies: 64
Views: 8,675
Posted By kips

Re: 10 Years on - Reflections on a First Return Visit to the UK

You make some very valid points about the UK and are spot on about the fantastic English countryside. I miss the very long walks me and my two sisters enjoyed in the Derbyshire Peak District and...
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2015, 1:07 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 8,675
Posted By kips

Re: 10 Years on - Reflections on a First Return Visit to the UK

Good post. I am planning a visit to Blighty next July during the school holidays with hubby and son. Will be first visit in 7 years for me and our son.

Been here 12 years and thinking about out...
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2015, 2:13 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 13,772
Posted By kips

Re: Single parent/nurse thinking of moving to Australia

Hi Jen

I think you are brave emigrating as a single parent with such a young child and wish you success.

If you do come to Australia make friends with as many stay-at-home mums as possible...
Forum: Australia
May 17th 2015, 12:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,321
Posted By kips

Re: Ethnic Name/Job Discrimination?

Sorry have to disagree about people getting jobs here based on experience, how you come across as an individual and how suitable you would be for the role.

Too many people here get jobs based on...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2015, 3:57 pm
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2015, 3:20 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,391
Posted By kips

Re: The curse of ping pongin

Criteria for citizenship - Lived in Australia for at least 4 years on a valid visa and at least 12 months of this period as a permanent resident, outside Australia for no more than 90 days in the 12...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2015, 2:55 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,231
Posted By kips

Re: Moving to West Sydney

Awful suburbs - Minto, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Bankstown, Blacktown, Canterbury and Liverpool. Parramatta horrendous for traffic as others have said. Penrith, Camden and Hawkesbury worth...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2014, 10:41 am
Replies: 194
Views: 11,856
Posted By kips

Re: It's going down in Sydney

Wish I had your confidence "the longer it goes on,the better chances of a peaceful resolution". The longer it goes on the more desperate the gunman will become, especially if his demands are not met,...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2014, 10:00 am
Replies: 194
Views: 11,856
Posted By kips

Re: It's going down in Sydney

Police say they are prepared if the siege goes on for days. What ????? Please get those poor terrified hostages out asap, even if that means taking out the gunman.
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2014, 3:33 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,711
Posted By kips

Re: nursing in mandurah and what is the place like

I live a 20-minute drive from Mandurah and think it is a lovely, picturesque place and have visited dozens of times since moving to WA three years ago. The foreshore, Venetian Canal area and Dolphin...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2014, 9:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By kips

Re: Wollongong to Perth - need moving advice!!

We used Five Star Relocations in Unanderra when we moved from Dapto to Coffs Harbour and they were very good but not sure if they go to Perth.

I would move back to the south coast of NSW in a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2014, 11:27 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,733
Posted By kips

Re: Im coming :) - Need lots of advice, might of bit more then I can chew :(

I opened an account with the Commonwealth Bank via their branch in London before I moved to Australia. No fees charged
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2014, 2:58 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By kips

Re: Desperado!! Lol

I couldn't put it better myself. Australia offers a different way of life but not necessarily a better one than the UK.

And cajoling someone who is happy with their life in Britain to move to the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2014, 7:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By kips

Re: Going to GC on WHV

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Australia
Mar 1st 2014, 1:56 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,527
Posted By kips

Re: Public Education, Healthcare, and Safety

Absolutely. Perth is a rip off. Eating and drinking in restaurants, pubs and wine bars is definitely way more expensive in Perth than Sydney. We lived on the east coast for 8 years and had a week's...
Forum: Australia
Feb 22nd 2014, 12:37 pm
Replies: 591
Views: 28,388
Posted By kips

Re: An apology to asylum seekers

Might do the same. Price of some fruit and veg ridiculous.
$4 for one avocado in Coles in Raine Square last week.:frown:
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2014, 2:08 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By kips

Re: Biomedical scientist advice xx

Great answer.:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2013, 1:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,547
Posted By kips

Re: Moving to Perth from Scotland Help?

Totally agree. I can't imagine living here without a car. I commute to work in Perth 5 days a week by train.

I leave my car at Warnbro station.On the way home I have to pick up my son from child...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2013, 2:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,728
Posted By kips

Re: Perth maybe

Have to agree - $650K doesn't buy you much in Perth if you are looking for a house rather than an apartment in a good suburb with good schools. Houses in Mount Lawley, Duncraig and Floreat sell for a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2013, 1:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By kips

Maths tutor wanted for Perth

Can anyone recommend a maths tutor for a Year 5 pupil ? Looking for someone who covers the Baldivis/Rockingham area. Would like to hear from any parents who have used a maths teacher for their...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2013, 12:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,874
Posted By kips

Re: House and Land Packages

We bought the land from Rockingham Estates and built with Summit New Homes who are developing Parkland Heights as a joint venture, hence deal to get you to sign up with them. Happy to answer any...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2013, 12:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,874
Posted By kips

Re: House and Land Packages

We live in Parkland Heights, Baldivis, which is close to my son's school and 45km from Perth.
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