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Today, 5:43 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By Pollyana

Re: The 2020 Euros of 2021

Horrible to watch, lets hope he pulls through.
Forum: Australia
Today, 10:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Money transfers to AUD

Another vote for OFX, been using them several times a year for nearly 20 years. Customer Service has always been really helpful, and they are very quick
Forum: Australia
Yesterday, 11:01 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Want to move back to Aus

I suspect part of it comes down to who's desk it lands on, and what that person considers to be "compassionate reasons" - with something like this its so subjective, isn't it.

As you say though,...
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2021, 1:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Current wait time for UK passport renewal

Mine was on its way the day after I got the same email as you. DHL sent an email to say they had picked it up and thats when I was given the tracking number.
Took 5 days to reach me after that, but...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2021, 1:05 pm
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Want to move back to Aus

You may not know anyone who has been refused, but trust me there are some heartbreaking stories on the facebook groups. The groups are private so I can't repost the stories, but todays include a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2021, 12:33 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Sending household contents to Australia

Works for some people, but before chucking out everything you own, go onto some Aussie websites and work out what it would cost to replace it all.
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2021, 12:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Amazon Spain - any good?

I think he may have Prime so I'll warn him about that, thanks.

All sounds really positive, thanks so much everyone. Having experienced Amazon launching in Australia, and being pretty useless, I...
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2021, 12:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Pollyana

Amazon Spain - any good?

Can any of you lovely people in the Spanish forum give me some advice regarding the Spanish Amazon, please?
Best mate hopefully moving to Spain soon (EU citizen, no problems with visas etc :) ) -...
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2021, 7:57 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,297
Posted By Pollyana

Re: What Do You Wish You Brought Or Left Behind

Much as I suspected :D
Couldn't resist having a poke at a possible spammer though! :rofl:
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2021, 7:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Dual national applying for British Passport renewal

I held Australian and UK passports with different surnames when I was getting divorced. I asked the Aussies when I went for citizenship if they could grant it in my maiden name, not the married name...
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2021, 7:36 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,297
Posted By Pollyana

Re: What Do You Wish You Brought Or Left Behind

well thats super helpful :D
How do you know what you need if you haven't lived there before?! What did you find you needed and had nit brought with you when you moved?
(thats assuming you are an...
Forum: Australia
Jun 7th 2021, 10:41 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Want to move back to Aus

Its actually incredibly difficult to get permission to go. There are several groups on facebook tryi9ng to help people to get an exemption and even people leaving permanently are having problems...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2021, 11:46 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,954
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Finally come back after 14 years

Why do it? Well for some of us, because everyone we care about is on the other side of the world and we would rather like to be able to see them again. The Aussies bang on about how everyone should...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2021, 11:40 pm
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Want to move back to Aus

You could start with the fact that we are virtually prisoners here........
Forum: Australia
Jun 5th 2021, 10:24 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,954
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Finally come back after 14 years

One of those odd very minority pastimes!!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bog_snorkelling

Anyone who thinks that's the limit of unique ways to spend time in the UK is seriously out of touch with...
May 30th 2021, 11:27 am
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Olympics 2021

And the border closure is one reason why I vote Cancel.
People in Aus cannot get permission to leave the country to see dying relatives, or to bury dead ones. People here cannot even bring their...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2021, 7:05 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Want to move back to Aus

Mmmmm.........:o
:lol::lol:
Forum: Spain
May 29th 2021, 11:47 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Letter of Invitation - may be required for family/friends to visit

Australian visitors need to follow this rule apparently - I thought it was cos they are non-EU, but on reflection, you're right, this IS a 3rd world country :D
Forum: The Barbie
May 27th 2021, 1:17 am
Replies: 120
Views: 4,498
Posted By Pollyana

Re: "You vill take your AZ vaccine and you vill like it!!" Colonel Klink

You know, I've raised this so many times in conversations at work ( and we are majorly involved in coordinating the Qld response to COVID so you would think people would be on top of it) and several...
Forum: The Barbie
May 27th 2021, 1:04 am
Forum: The Barbie
May 26th 2021, 9:57 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 4,498
Posted By Pollyana

Re: "You vill take your AZ vaccine and you vill like it!!" Colonel Klink

You are very welcome, its the only way us outcasts are likely to get visitors for many years to come :D
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2021, 2:58 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,754
Posted By Pollyana

May 25th 2021, 10:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Travel exemption for Brit/Aus citizen returning to UK

The loophole exists, though technically its illegal. I'm in a couple of facebook gropups where people are considering trying this route, but as yet there are very few reports of actual success. The...
Forum: The Barbie
May 24th 2021, 10:00 am
Replies: 120
Views: 4,498
Posted By Pollyana

Re: "You vill take your AZ vaccine and you vill like it!!" Colonel Klink

Indeed. I had a sever reaction to the whooping cough vaccine years ago, anaphylactic shock, had to be given CPR by an ambulance crew, Because of that I have always avoided the flu vaccine, and had to...
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