Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: ianandmel
Showing results 1 to 25 of 94
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2012, 10:08 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 13,041
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Gold Coast Christmas In July Expats Meet 2012

Great,thank you!
Really looking forward to meeting lots of people! We're planning to spend the first month at the Ashmore Palms Holiday Village, sothe taxi should be cheap, bonus :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2012, 9:15 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 13,041
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Gold Coast Christmas In July Expats Meet 2012

Hello, it looks like we will arrive just in time for the event ( if our 457 visa comes through soon :fingerscrossed:) and we'd love to come too to meet some people! 'We' means Ian and Mel and the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2012, 9:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Anyone stopover for a holiday on the way to Oz?

Yeah, after posing it, I was thinking that my 2 year old only really knows about Disney because of his older siblings... What a shame about the Bali prices! Have you looked into a trip via Thailand?...
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2012, 9:30 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Anyone stopover for a holiday on the way to Oz?

Hi greenlady,
we're moving over in June and want to stop over in Hongkong to take advantage of their Disney Land. Our kids are 7,5 and 2 and Disney mad, but we could never quite stretch the budget...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2012, 8:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By ianandmel

Re: looking to meet families in rocko & surrounds

Hi Marie, we are hoping to get over in the next three months, our children are aged 7 (girl), 5 and 2 (boys), your description - golf, beer, vino, family beach/bbq/picnic sounds just right, we'll be...
Feb 12th 2011, 11:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,238
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Over a decade in Oz - totally blonde part 1

What a great read! Looking forward to part 2! :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2011, 8:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Lancashire Meet Up?

Hello,
so sorry, I haven't checked in here for a while. We can't do the 20th anymore, but are generally still up for it. Any other date suggestions? Would love to meet up! Mel
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2011, 11:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By ianandmel

Lancashire Meet Up?

Hello,

I have just read the last thread re Lancashire meet ups and it appears lots of people would come along but no one fancies organising it.
I have not posted here in years and years (and...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 18th 2008, 3:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,692
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Goodbye from me

Kapri, I wish you best of luck. Really sorry to hear about your loss. Had received some great advice and kind responses of you before, I hope everything works out for you. All the best, Mel

p.s....
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2008, 2:36 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,613
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Buying a round, Aussie style?

You always learn something new!
Glad to read the thing about the BBQ's - I really thought until today that my partner must have the rudest friends in the world because they always come empty...
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2008, 9:59 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,735
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Long term plan to get in to OZ

:thumbsup: Looks like i found the right thread here. It's Saturday night and I am trying to put off writing an essay and as usual am wondering if it's all really going to be worth it...

I'm doing...
Apr 29th 2008, 1:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By ianandmel

Re: NEW TO ALL THIS

Hello,
I can't give you much info on the application thing since we're not that far yet. But I have seen this question popping up several times and the message always seemed to be that going through...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 29th 2008, 1:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Here's an interesting one for you ...

Oh that's a topic I find really interesting. One of my reasons for wanting to emigrate (a main reason) is my paranoia about my children's future/opportunities should we stay here.

Going by...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 21st 2008, 1:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Mussels or Marmite

mussels all the way! you fancy sharing your chilli mussels recipe with me? please?:)
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2008, 4:40 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By ianandmel

Re: children sharing rooms

...and by then we're hopefully in Australia, have settled in, found jobs and earn enough to afford a kick-ass 4 bedroom house :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2008, 10:05 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By ianandmel

Re: children sharing rooms

:rofl: Tempting! Will get my tape measure out :rofl:



The sleep issue is one of Ian's main concerns. Our daughter sleeps quite well and long(-ish), but talks in her sleep. Tyler (the younger...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 13th 2008, 12:46 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By ianandmel

Re: I know it's been done before.....

I'd love to meet Wendy - we always get scarily high scores on facebook likeness matches and I like her book page too. I haven't actually mailed much with her directly, but judging from her posts on...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 13th 2008, 12:19 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By ianandmel

children sharing rooms

Hi there,
since it's another 3 years at least till we go we thought we might as well entertain ourselves in the meantime by producing a third baby. We always wanted 3-4 children, and a third one...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 12th 2008, 2:18 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,306
Posted By ianandmel

Re: hooowling winds

gosh, it's luckily not that bad in wigan (yet)!
ooooh 3 years are mainly down to our financial situation. and it gets me down big time sometimes. I'll only graduate end of next year, so won't be...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 12th 2008, 2:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,306
Posted By ianandmel

Re: hooowling winds

YAY a bad weather thread.
GOSH am I peed off. Last summer was the killer in my eyes: I had spent all flipping June-October indoors with two little kids, either in playcentres or our living room and...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 11th 2008, 2:54 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 15,371
Posted By ianandmel

Re: Cr*p News - Child Emigration

Hi Jenni, just read through the thread and was really moved. I hope it all works out for you. Mel x
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 3rd 2008, 12:57 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By ianandmel

Re: 2 Go or Not 2 Go....that is the question!

I fully agree! We are in a similar position, couple-wise anyway. First he wanted, now he changed his mind. I had always said that I would stand by him, he actually uses most of the explanations your...
Mar 3rd 2008, 12:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By ianandmel

Re: social work in oz

Hello,
I am currently doing my MA and we're hoping to move approx 2-3 years after my graduation, ie 2011/2012.
What exactly do I need to do to get AASW eligibility? Any training courses on the law...
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By ianandmel

Re: child protection-theyre so far behind!!!!!

Hello there! I haven't been on here in a while and got really excited about this post!
Do you two work in child protection teams or family support teams then?
I'm studying social work and had taken...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 11th 2008, 2:00 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,308
Posted By ianandmel

Re: any ideas for a nice not-smelly pet?

Hello!
The piggies we got are between 4 and 5 years old. We can't emigrate before 2011 and more likely 2012 so I expect them to be dead by then. I know that sounds awful, but I didn't want to miss...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 94
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.