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Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2017, 8:58 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Pete39

Re: people dont half worry too much

That too is what I thought the forum was for. My post is one of the posts that the OP refers to. If he chooses not to answer or get involved in the discussion then fine, so what's his problem?????...
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2017, 6:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Pete39

Re: Snakes in Brissie

Wow that looks big!!! :blink:
I'd be interested to know -do you live in a kind of 'Ramsey Street' stlye housing estate with other houses attached or are you more on your own in bush land or backing...
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2017, 4:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Pete39

Re: Snakes in Brissie

Yeah. Probably has not helped but thank you anyway! :ohmy:
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2017, 12:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Pete39

Re: Snakes in Brissie

Thanks to all that replied to my question. I shall work on my daughter a little more to try and reduce the snake fear factor!
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2017, 10:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Pete39

Re: Snakes in Brissie

Thanks for this Kiwipaul, yes I like your thinking. Took her to Pets at Home this evening and showed her how cute the little 6 inch long snakes are! Small steps.
Can I ask, are snakes something you...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2017, 8:41 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Pete39

Snakes in Brissie

Hi there,

Can I get a idea from forum users about how common snakes are in the 'burbs of Brisbane. My daughter is most definitely not keen on the things and is pretty much every day telling me...
Apr 22nd 2017, 9:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,225
Posted By Pete39

Re: First year thoughts of a sun baked country

Hi Clive, thanks for taking the time to write a great post. I am in the position of moving out (hopefully Sept), to the Brisbane area, (having discounted Melb), on a PR visa so your post was a good...
Apr 2nd 2017, 10:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Pete39

Re: Arrive ahead of the family on PR visa

Thank you for this. I know that on the visa it reads that my wife is my 'sponsor' so I woke up in a hot sweat last night thinking perhaps arriving to set up home alone might be an issue.
Apr 1st 2017, 8:23 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Pete39

Arrive ahead of the family on PR visa

Hello all,

Hopefully not a stupid question here - but, I am in the UK, have a PR visa (spouse visa application). If I head over first off all before the rest of the family, to set things up like...
Forum: Australia
Mar 13th 2017, 7:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Pete39

Re: Melbourne City Map

Hi,

Sorry but my better half has found a home for the map so I no longer have it.
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2017, 2:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Pete39

Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2017, 1:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Pete39

Melbourne City Map

Hi, if anyone in the UK in the throws of moving to Melbourne would like a free city map, message me and I will pop it in the post to you. Only bought it a few months ago, used once. Decent fold out...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2017, 3:35 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 10,016
Posted By Pete39

Re: Too hot in Brisbane

Thanks for this denzil73. Reading between the lines I can see you you are sat on the fence on this one :lol:
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2017, 8:28 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 10,016
Posted By Pete39

Re: Too hot in Brisbane

Thanks Astora for your reply. I recently spent a little time in Melbourne during June and I was amazed just how cold it was!!! I was not expecting it. I slept pretty much fully clothed and under 4...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2017, 8:23 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 10,016
Posted By Pete39

Re: Too hot in Brisbane

Hi Dreamy,
Thanks for this. Good to hear. That was my thought really - would I eventually acclimatise and get used to the weather. Only ever lived in the Uk so how are you to know.
Cheers
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2017, 12:01 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 10,016
Posted By Pete39

Too hot in Brisbane

Hi
We have rels in both Melbourne and Brisbane and are weighing up pros and cons. My question to those Brits that have done it or doing it, is would a fair skinned English northerner acclimatise...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2016, 5:28 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Thanks very much for your reply. I think a lot of what you say is probably spot on. No doubt like many I fell in love with Oz whilst backpacking and having been a dozen times since on holiday &...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2016, 5:13 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Hi Bazza Boy,

Cheers for the response. As if leaving home, friends, family, jobs etc in the UK isn't in itself enough to do your head in - when you read about home invasions, 'kick-ins'&...
Forum: Australia
Oct 12th 2016, 10:29 am
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Thanks for your reply a few days back. We are feeling very 'jittery' about moving - trying to recall why we said we would do
it! I know everyone's situation is different but can I ask why you say...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2016, 11:15 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Out of interest where is Chapel Street - in a suburb or the CBD?
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2016, 10:42 am
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Thank you all for your replies, advice and information - all of which we are mulling over.
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2016, 7:09 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Hi,
We were looking at 3 completely different places - Altona (SW), Taylor's Lakes (NW) and Eltham (NE).
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2016, 10:20 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Thanks to all that have commented. I am still reading your replies with interest and may have to get my head around the fact that city life any where in the world comes with it's issues. In answer,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2016, 8:22 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Thanks for your advice but are you being flippant about my concerns for the safety of my family?
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2016, 2:10 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 9,471
Posted By Pete39

Re: Problems in Melbourne?

Hi Pollyana,
I do don't worry - on here every single day gathering knowledge from all you helpful people! Most of the time I am excited about our new adventure but having watched these clips I feel...
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