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Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2012, 1:26 am
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By h1tvd

Shepherd Hill Kennels - Nerang, Gold Coast

I am shipping my dog back to Scotland and got a good quote from Shepherd Hill Kennels - just wondering if anyone had used them or heard anything about them??
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2011, 3:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Kids going to UK with grandparents - travel insurance and permissions required

I had already looked at the post office insurance but there is an exclusion in the policy - see below

Eligibility
To be eligible for this insurance:
• you must be a full United Kingdom resident...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2011, 2:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By h1tvd

Kids going to UK with grandparents - travel insurance and permissions required

Hi

We are emigrating back to UK from Brisbane. My parents are coming for a holiday in December and taking the kids back to UK with them. My husband and I will follow a little later - just...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2011, 7:53 am
Replies: 188
Views: 34,549
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Favorite mail order website from The UK?

I've just ordered 6 pairs of good nike running shoes from prodirect running - all were on sale for under £40 then went down 20% when VAT was taken off and the delivery was only £25. Never ordered...
Jun 26th 2011, 5:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By h1tvd

labourer for a few weekends Brisbane southside

Hi there, replacing stumps under my house in south side Brisbane. Looking for someone to help me out for a few weekends - mainly digging, mixing concrete etc. Just thought I would ask here first -...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 8:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By h1tvd

Re: House raise or excavate under Brisbane

Thnx - I'll add soil test to my to do list. This is fast becoming one long to do list.
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 8:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By h1tvd

Re: House raise or excavate under Brisbane

Why does this make a big difference?
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 4:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By h1tvd

Re: House raise or excavate under Brisbane

Sounds like you guys are at the same stage as us - just considering all the possibilities. We have a deck upstairs from the dining room. We are also considering closing in the deck to make new...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 2:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By h1tvd

Re: House raise or excavate under Brisbane

We are also on a slope - it probably wouldn't need too much excavation for us to have legal height so this might also work out cheaper for us and we can do some of that work ourselves. We can...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 1:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By h1tvd

House raise or excavate under Brisbane

Hi
Just wondering if anyone has recently raised or excavated under a Queenslander.
We are in the early stages of planning and hoping for some advice on what to look out for - pitfalls / potential...
Feb 28th 2011, 12:54 am
Replies: 1,019
Views: 147,193
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Contributory Parent Visa - Part 5 - Visa/Immigration queries only please!!

Hi
Inlaws have acknowledgment date Aug 2010. They are expecting CO at the end of 2011. They want to wait until mid 2012 to pay for the 2nd VAC. Can you request a deferral for this payment and...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2009, 4:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Charles Sturt University and ITMasters

OH will finish his masters this month at Charles Sturt. He primarily chose it because it gave him 6 unit exemptions for microsoft certifications etc so would only take him half the time to complete....
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2008, 5:53 am
Replies: 44
Views: 11,040
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Kumon

The maths problem you quoted is an example of what is being taught in grade 4 at my kids school - assuming this is the same for all schools Australia wide then it is just basic grade 4 maths...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2008, 4:48 am
Replies: 44
Views: 11,040
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Kumon

I beg to differ. Not wanting to go into too much detail but my daughter has mastered the times tables and can apply it to division. What she cant do is apply this to problem solving. She has poor...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2008, 11:14 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,310
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Termites

Just a tad! We were wanting to do some renovations in time, just happened a bit quicker than anticipated.
OH used to kid on a friend of ours who also has a queenslander in need of renovation that...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2008, 11:08 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 11,040
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Kumon

As I am sure you are well aware an ability to rote learn is not an aptitude for mathematics or its application.
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2008, 3:33 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,310
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Termites

Hi
We bought our house 6 months ago. The pest inspectors said there was minimal old termite damage but no new termites. They could not access certain areas so there were so many exclusions in...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2008, 3:03 am
Replies: 44
Views: 11,040
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Kumon

Hi
I have 2 kids who go to kumon - both for different reasons. My 8 year old girl struggles with learning but especially maths. She tends to forget a lot she is taught at school. The rote style...
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 10:26 am
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Camp Hill / Brisbane

I live in Camp Hill. Been here about a year and happy enough. My kids are primary school age and go to Coorparoo state school. Have no complaints with the school and also know people who have kids...
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 10:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By h1tvd

Re: stuff for sale??

We got a sofabed for free when we arrived so what goes around comes around.
PM me if interested.
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 9:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By h1tvd

Re: What important paperwork to take please

Take child health records (red book in Scotland) or get a copy from GP. We needed these for innoculations records to claim help with childcare costs.
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 4:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By h1tvd

Re: Orthodontists in Brisbane

Thanks for the replies. Will look into recommendations.
$5.5k - hope thats Hong Kong dollars or I'll be eating beans on toast FOREVER.
Note to self - DIY project - supplies needed - chicken...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 1:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By h1tvd

Orthodontists in Brisbane

My eldest daughter needs to see an orthodontist. She will be 9 in August and dentist had recommended she sees an orthodontist for check-up and/or braces at some point.

Anyone had a good...
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