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Forum: Europe
Aug 27th 2016, 2:06 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 8,433
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Bulgaria and Brits

I'm just researching Bulgaria myself, looks like people are dotted around the place, but a fair few seem to be in the Veliko Tarnovo (or VT for short) area.
Forum: Singapore
Dec 30th 2014, 2:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,778
Posted By Water Lily

Re: A dog in Singapore - like a bear in a desert?

Hi everyone, I just saw this thread and although I appreciate the OP started it months ago, since the last message was posted fairly recently I thought this might help someone.

The OP considered a...
Nov 24th 2014, 5:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,593
Posted By Water Lily

Smile Anyone going home for Christmas needing house/pet sitters? :)

Hi everyone,

We are currently in Thailand completing our second house/pet sit in Bangkok, and will be doing our third one next week which is a repeat one (we must be doing something right ;) )
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2014, 4:25 am
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Where to place For Sale ads?

Quick update in case it helps anyone else...

I tried selling things via our local facebook buy/sell things - this hasn't worked very well. These groups seem to be full of time wasters / tyre...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2014, 4:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,181
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Tax when working for UK company in NZ?

My husband has been doing this for over 5 years since we arrived. His UK employer didn't want to lose him but they didn't want to keep him as an employee, so we set up a Ltd company here and he just...
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2014, 3:34 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,707
Posted By Water Lily

Re: House/Pet sitters.

And after a bit of a rushed and somewhat spammy message last night (apologies for that, I was on my way to bed), I thought I'd write something a bit friendlier and more informative today :)

I have...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2014, 12:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,707
Posted By Water Lily

Re: House/Pet sitters.

We are offering this service for free internationally (just need an internet connection so we can continue to do some work...) - we'll be in Aussie for a few months from June and have references and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2014, 7:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Water Lily

Re: time for a new adventure - everything must go!

Hi Hebe, welcome to New Zealand, hope you're settling in nicely :)

I was going to send you a PM as it's against the rules to actually sell anything on the forum, but the truth is that we're too...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2014, 7:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Water Lily

Re: time for a new adventure - everything must go!

But this upsets trademe and if you do it too many times they cancel your account... :huh:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2014, 7:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Water Lily

Re: time for a new adventure - everything must go!

Thank you cappuccino!! Likewise!! Where are you off to? :)

I didn't think you could do job lots on trademe, I'll have to look into that. Of course we will give a lot of things away too (we've...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2014, 6:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Water Lily

Where to place For Sale ads?

After a few happy years in NZ, it's time for the next big adventure :eek:. We are fortunate enough to have jobs that allow us to work from anywhere with an internet connection, so we're going...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2013, 10:19 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,777
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Hamilton

We lived in Hamilton for several months and didn't quite understand why some people are so negative about it. There are many things we liked about it, the location (so handy to so many cool places...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2013, 10:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Is it all it's cracked up to be? IT biz analyst work availability

I was also going to suggest the newkiwis website. Not sure if these other links will be of any help, but once you've had your CV adapted to meet NZ employers' expectations, you could try your luck...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2013, 9:57 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,972
Posted By Water Lily

Re: What do you wish you'd shipped over..

Agree with the above - kitchen appliances, a lot more expensive and fewer options to choose from here. If there's anything you're very attached to, or are considering buying at some point, get it...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2013, 9:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By Water Lily

Lightbulb One for business owners

Just wondering how many businesses owners there are amongst us, and whether you'd like to share what your greatest challenge has been in getting your business off the ground?

For me, it's always...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 10th 2013, 11:36 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By Water Lily

Pub Quiz in Papamoa

We've just moved to Papamoa from Pyes Pa and spotted the local Mr G Pub Quiz at the Rose and Thistle Tavern, happening today (Thursday) at 7pm. Does anyone fancy going along?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 10:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,065
Posted By Water Lily

cockroaches!

So today's our 4th day in Tauranga and this morning I found a massive cockroach in the kitchen, which makes number 3 since we moved in. Worst of all, I only just saw it disappearing behind the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 9:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Water Lily

Re: doctor recommendation in Tauranga?

Thanks for that, will try and google them up! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 10:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Water Lily

doctor recommendation in Tauranga?

Hi all,

Have done a quick forum search but can only find recommendations for dentists (which will also come in handy when we're due for our next check-up).

Can anyone recommend a GP in Tauranga...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 1st 2012, 4:14 am
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By Water Lily

Pub quiz in Tauranga?

So we're heading to Tauranga for 3 days this Sunday, and not having had a "quiz fix" for a while, we were wondering whether there are any pub quizzes on Monday or Tuesday somewhere in the Tauranga...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2012, 8:21 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,110
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Pub quiz in Hamilton?

Thanks Lisa! (for the tip and the offer). So wouldn't you be interested in going to either quiz then? :)

Can't think of any questions to ask you at the mo but I'm sure something will crop up at...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2012, 8:19 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,110
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Pub quiz in Hamilton?

Absolutely! My other half is better than me at sports (which isn't hard as I know nowt), but wouldn't call him a specialist... tomorrow's no good for us but I'll give you a shout if we make it next...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2012, 8:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,110
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Pub quiz in Hamilton?

It was a shock to us too, we came down here for a long weekend, liked it, decided we fancied a change of scenery, found a place to rent and 3 weeks later we were here. Hardly time to do anything else...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2012, 7:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Water Lily

Re: Anyone know if this fruit

A "papple"?? LOL, reminded me of this straight away: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyRYrbBqWik. I love the minions!! :D

In response to the OP... no, I haven't seen it in our local supermarkets...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2012, 7:00 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,133
Posted By Water Lily

Re: help - condensation

Our previous rental property had 5 bedrooms and one large open plan room that contained the kitchen plus dining and sitting areas, and had exposed ceiling wooden beams. In the colder months we woke...
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