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Forum: Australia
May 30th 2018, 12:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By Pootle

Re: Returning Melbourne after 7yrs

We're in Heidelberg Heights. Rented in Ivanhoe for 3 years then bought here 10 years ago. Just on the edge of Rosanna, been very happy here.
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2018, 12:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By Pootle

Re: Returning Melbourne after 7yrs

Are you in Wiltshire currently? What has prompted the move back to Aus? We lived in Chippenham and Trowbridge before we moved here.
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2018, 3:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By Pootle

Re: Returning Melbourne after 7yrs

Hi, I would think somewhere along the Hurstbridge rail line would suit you as you are familiar with the area. You may need to look at school zones. I believe Eltham High School, St Helena College and...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2018, 1:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By Pootle

Re: Looking to make friends in Melbourne

Took a while! I'm a quiet person but have made some friends through work and interests. Hope you're settled in Melbourne now, it's a great place to live!
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2018, 10:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By Pootle

Re: Looking to make friends in Melbourne

I'm also in Heidelberg Heights! Small world.... been here 10 years now. :)
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2013, 9:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By Pootle

Re: Car hire excess...what's the score?

We have car hire excess covered by travel insurance when needed. Last year in Sydney I managed to get pranged by a taxi in a car park. I had to pay the excess up front to the car hire people (I think...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2013, 11:36 am
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2013, 8:51 am
Forum: Australia
Aug 27th 2013, 10:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By Pootle

Re: Shipito and fraud...

Hi,
I have never heard of shipito so can't help you there. I don't think it's of any value to contact the company directly, let the bank do that. I've had fraudulent purchases on my credit card in...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2013, 7:32 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,022
Posted By Pootle

Re: Landed in melb 4 days unsure if i should , help!

Good luck! Keep us posted how you get on, I hope things work out well for you.
Forum: Australia
Jul 21st 2013, 12:24 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,022
Posted By Pootle

Re: Landed in melb 4 days unsure if i should , help!

I luckily work part time locally so don't have to commute. Hubby commutes to work but he cycles in as he much prefers it to the trains - which are packed also!
Takes him approx. 45mins each way I...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2013, 12:26 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,022
Posted By Pootle

Re: Landed in melb 4 days unsure if i should , help!

We've lived in Melbourne for over 8 years now and I love it! Always something to do/see.
I am married with a family and live in 'suburbia' (only about 12k from the CBD) and it's so easy to go into...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2013, 4:24 am
Replies: 34
Views: 9,697
Posted By Pootle

Re: What time to do you go to bed/sleep in Australia?

About 9.30 generally, usually up around 5.30
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2013, 10:40 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By Pootle

Re: Enrolling in a school when in the UK/General school

It depends on when your daughters birthday falls, each state has different age rules. So your daughter will start year 2 this year in Sept? If she then restarts year 2 here in January she won't have...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2013, 9:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By Pootle

Re: Enrolling in a school when in the UK/General school

I would wait until you've arrived and know where you'll be living. Have a look around first (although you won't actually be able to look around the schools as it'll be holidays)
We arrived in Aus on...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2013, 10:48 am
Replies: 110
Views: 8,494
Posted By Pootle

Re: what are the main benefits for children in Oz over Uk? apart from obvious weather

Ah, I see. Makes more sense now, I hope when you make the move things go more smoothly for your daughter. It's not sixth form here though, high school continues until age 18. And the exchange rate is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2013, 10:45 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 8,494
Posted By Pootle

Re: what are the main benefits for children in Oz over Uk? apart from obvious weather

Just curious why you would wait 4 years before moving? Your kids are at a great age now to move and the eldest may struggle to settle in school here if just moving for the last 2 years of schooling....
Replies: 12
Views: 12,334
Posted By Pootle

Re: health visitor!?

I moved over to Melbourne 8 years ago and looked into this. I am RN trained and was a qualified health visitor in the UK. I was very disappointed to find that in Victoria, to register as a child and...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 26th 2012, 9:14 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 15,714
Posted By Pootle

Re: Budgeting........

Thank you, will try that. Have ordered a couple of recipe books from the library to try as well.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 26th 2012, 10:37 am
Replies: 147
Views: 15,714
Posted By Pootle

Re: Budgeting........

Sounds lovely, I'll give it a go. Thank you very much!
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 26th 2012, 10:02 am
Replies: 147
Views: 15,714
Posted By Pootle

Re: Budgeting........

I have just gone out and bought one of these following all your recommendations. Got it for $145 at the Good Guys. Need something to cook fairly quickly as not a lot of time after work etc. Am new to...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 8th 2012, 10:14 am
Replies: 175
Views: 18,260
Posted By Pootle

Re: The HPV Vaccine for 12 yr old girls...

We didn't have our daughter vaccinated with the HPV last year either, although she's had all other vaccinations. As others have said there didn't seem to be much information about its effectiveness...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 18th 2011, 8:50 am
Replies: 123
Views: 5,397
Posted By Pootle

Forum: The Barbie
Dec 18th 2011, 8:23 am
Replies: 123
Views: 5,397
Posted By Pootle

Forum: The Barbie
May 9th 2011, 9:19 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,842
Posted By Pootle

Re: I'm freezing

0.3 C here right now! Brrrrrrr
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