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Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2021, 3:46 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,426
Posted By Madmac

Re: Is it normal to feel instant regret?

15 years ago, I lay face down on the bed in our hotel 3 hrs after landing at Pearson. Straining my neck upwards I could see the mist and rain outside the window. My wife slumped in the chair beside...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 29th 2021, 12:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Madmac

Re: 15 years and thinking.

Absolutely. Our timeline is probably 8-10 years unless providence dumps a ton of cash in our lap.

Regardless, I'm all a wallow in nostalgia to see that yourself and the old guard are still alive...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 28th 2021, 8:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Madmac

15 years and thinking.

2 cats
1 10yr old daughter
Same wife
Still Guelph - 3rd house
3rd job
Time flies and now considering how to, if even possible, move back home before we die here.

Best wishes to all.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 28th 2021, 8:48 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,559
Posted By Madmac

Re: 40 Years

Congrats!

I'll let you decide which line in your OP that applies to.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 14th 2019, 2:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,472
Posted By Madmac

Lucky 13 - years that is.

13 years ago today we landed at Pearson airport and drove to Guelph during a very grey, damp and overcast day. Given a return ticket that day I would have returned back to Scotland on the spot!

My...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 28th 2016, 8:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,656
Posted By Madmac

Re: Im still in Canada after 10 years

Wow indeed!

10 years past for us on Aug 14th of this year.

We have a 5 year old daughter at SK and now in our 3rd home. Where has the time gone? I hope everyone is in good health and all the...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 14th 2014, 1:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Madmac

T'is 8 years today

Gosh, where has the time gone?

Best wishes to all from a gloriously sunny morning in Guelph.
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 12th 2013, 8:02 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,215
Posted By Madmac

Re: 50th Canniversary

Best wishes.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 16th 2012, 2:17 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Madmac

Re: 6 years

Thanks to both of you.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 14th 2012, 2:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Madmac

6 years

Exactly 6 years today we landed at Pearson airport.

I hope everyone is well and enjoying life here in Canada.
Mar 19th 2012, 1:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Madmac

Quick update

Haven't been on here in a long time and just thought I'd pop in and say hi and send a quick update.

Now been 5 and a half years since we moved over and how things have changed. We have an 11 month...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 29th 2011, 5:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Madmac

Re: 5 years

Cheers MM.

The clown is off scaring kiddies at the moment.
Forum: Canada
Aug 17th 2011, 6:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,019
Posted By Madmac

Re: Citizenship test

Utterly, utterly easy. More easy than an easy thing going easily.

Read the booklet, try the online tests and remember to open your eyes whilst filling in the answers (optional as this will only...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 15th 2011, 6:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Madmac

Re: 5 years

Oh yes - I'm doing that too! Just got a new UK pp from Washington this year.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 15th 2011, 4:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Madmac

Re: 5 years

Once again. Thanks to all.

Canuck passports came through on Friday so we'll be using them to get back to the UK this September for a holiday. I shall look forward to going through the Canadian...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 12th 2011, 3:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Madmac

Re: 5 years

Cheers both of you.

You do know I was being sarcastic with regards to the cheese?


It's the lack of Marmite that really makes living here unbearable!!
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 12th 2011, 2:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Madmac

5 years

It will be 5 years ago this coming Sunday the 14th of August since we landed at Lester Pearson on a particularly miserable wet morning.

We gained citizenship this January and our Canuck passports...
Forum: Canada
Aug 8th 2011, 4:10 pm
Forum: Canada
Aug 8th 2011, 3:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Madmac

Re: Canadian passport - multiple entries into UK

On a similar theme:

We'll be visiting the UK in September. Both my wife and I will be using our UK passports but our 15 week old daughter will be using her Canadian passport.

Question is: Will...
Jan 7th 2011, 2:02 am
Replies: 1,167
Views: 264,363
Posted By Madmac

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

Congrats to you as well.

Yeah - half the world was in that hall today.

Card does look and feel a bit naff.
Jan 6th 2011, 10:12 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 264,363
Posted By Madmac

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

All done and dusted. Oath done and anthem sung. Not a bad little ceremony.
Jan 3rd 2011, 7:34 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,519
Posted By Madmac

Re: Had the call

So very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.
Jan 1st 2011, 5:15 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,646
Posted By Madmac

Re: Worst Xmas ever..............?

Best wishes to all for 2011
Dec 21st 2010, 6:49 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 264,363
Posted By Madmac

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

At last the final hurdle is in sight: our Oath taking ceremony is scheduled for the 6th of January.

Now where did I put my Maple Leaf T-shirt?
Dec 20th 2010, 2:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By Madmac

Re: Santa Claus: An Engineer's Perspective

It's all done by M...A....G....I....C!

Which neatly sidesteps all the Laws of Physics.
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