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May 13th 2007, 3:15 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,744
Posted By moonraker

Re: Humanism in the UK & Canada

Thought it might be useful to post what it is humanists believe. If that is atheism with a bow, I am fine with that.

BHA Vice-President Claire Rayner says: "I was a humanist without knowing it for...
Forum: Canada
May 10th 2007, 3:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By moonraker

Re: Waiting............for 2 o'clock!

Hi Novaboy

Hope you now have your visas clutched in your hot little paws. Have a snooze on the bus back and give Scotch Corner a wave from me as you go past (used to live in Richmond):D
Forum: Canada
May 9th 2007, 1:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By moonraker

Re: Car hire Nova Scotia

If you do decide on the Airporter just check it is dropping at or close to where you are staying, usually the major hotels.

http://www.hiaa.ca/images/pdf_files/Airporter%20Schedule.pdf
May 9th 2007, 12:42 am
Replies: 54
Views: 1,729
Posted By moonraker

Forum: Canada
May 9th 2007, 12:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By moonraker

Re: Driving in Halifax

Speed limits are generally well marked and observed. Yes you can turn on a red light if you are clear to do so ie nothing coming from your left.
Forum: Canada
May 8th 2007, 2:30 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Hi Novaboy

Do you know where you are going to live in NS yet? Wouldn't want you buying a house in a dog patch now would we tee hee? Seriously the best of luck to you and your family and I look...
Forum: Canada
May 8th 2007, 12:23 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Sorry - this was my undestanding of the term:

Urbandictionary.com

Dog Patch - an isolated place where families intergrate, or interbreed.

My cousin is my brother, its a dog patch thing.
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Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 11:06 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By moonraker

Re: Car hire Nova Scotia

Hiring from the airport is more expensive than hiring elsewhere and prices quoted also do not include HST (14%) and damage waiver (approx $21 per day) Check if your credit card covers you for this....
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 10:48 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By moonraker

Re: Car hire Nova Scotia

How long for?
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 10:38 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

What do you think?:D

http://www.chester-properties.com/captainwallace.htm
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 10:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By moonraker

Re: Driving in Halifax

You definitely need your wits about when approaching crosswalks as Harpie says. In Windsor a kid riding a bike on the pavement suddely veered onto the crosswalk (not well signed) without looking...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 9:54 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

I'm sure the owner of where we are staying would be delighted to hear her $600000 house is located in a dog patch:D

I would suggest the area is quite mixed with some poor quality places, some...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 3:40 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 3:32 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Today the sun has come out and temperatures are steadily rising. When it is sunny with blue skies you can't beat it whatever the temps. I don't like rain and grey skies either but here the wind can...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 3:25 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Hi Liana
We are in Mill Cove just a few miles down the road from Hubbards to be specific. There are some boarded up holiday properties but it is a working, fishing community and we are surrounded by...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2007, 1:16 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Hi Karen1

Many thanks for your feedback. It would never be our intention to put people off coming to NS - just to attempt to provide a realistic viewpoint. Nova Scotia is beautiful and has many of...
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2007, 11:54 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Reply to Lawson44 questions

Where abouts did you stay, Maybe a tourist area?

We are staying in Hubbards about 40 mins drive from Halifax

We have been over a couple of times in October and...
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2007, 11:13 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

Back to Britland on the 15th and then a reappraisal based on our experiences of living here. We are both cautious by nature (not always a good thing) and need to weigh up all the pros and cons before...
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2007, 10:48 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Re: How does Nova Scotia measure up?

My OH is vegetarian so I tend to not to cook meat so can't really comment on a normal family food bill. Some fresh veggies are more expensive and some cheaper depending on where they have come from....
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2007, 9:31 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,968
Posted By moonraker

Lightbulb How does Nova Scotia measure up?

We are now reaching the end of our two month stay in Nova Scotia and I am writing in response to those that have mailed me requesting an update on our progress. The first thing I need to state is...
May 5th 2007, 3:47 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By moonraker

Re: What do you think about this situation?

Dope has an aromatic herby smell and it clings to hair and clothes. You can certainly smell it both on the person and in their enviroment. Effects largely depend on usage. A small amount = mild...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2007, 12:42 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By moonraker

Re: Hello All!

Welcome to you both. There are lots of people who can offer advice/information on where you are hoping to immigrate to. Best of luck on your journey:)
May 4th 2007, 9:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By moonraker

Re: MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU!

I seem to recall that we have had a fourth of May every year since 1977 and it has resurfaced every year since then:confused:
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2007, 9:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,514
Posted By moonraker

Re: Eurovision

Then it should win:lol:
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2007, 5:19 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 5,970
Posted By moonraker

Re: Of all countries,why move to Canada?

We saw a mink does that count?.:lol:
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