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Forum: USA
May 7th 2012, 10:12 am
Replies: 55
Views: 9,276
Posted By happy4

Re: Been back 9 months now, and will be returning to Oz

Thank you Toodlepip..life is good for us here. I have never regretted returning to the UK. I have two beautiful children, a great career ahead (just go to get the degree first!!) and lots of...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2012, 10:40 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 9,276
Posted By happy4

Re: Been back 9 months now, and will be returning to Oz

Hello there,

I haven't been on this forum for ages and was interested to read your story. As a family of four, we moved to Melbourne when our children were three and one, with my now ex-husband's...
Dec 6th 2009, 8:47 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 13,049
Posted By happy4

Re: That "Light at the End of the Tunnel" moment.....

I just decided I couldn't live a half life for the rest of my life and I am so glad i made the move. :thumbsup:[/QUOTE]

Just popped in to say hello:) These words could be mine really! I think my...
Oct 21st 2009, 6:41 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 11,521
Posted By happy4

Re: First trip back after 10 months.......

if your life is rubbish here, its likely to be rubbish in Oz too.

Not necessarily. Our lives weren't rubbish in the UK, they were pretty good and I didn't think oz was that great at all, but glad...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 18th 2009, 8:49 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 7,470
Posted By happy4

Re: Today's conundrum....need the experienced bright minds of fellow expats...

Very difficult for you Ezzie but I do feel you must get this resolved one way or another, I can literally feel your anguish jumping out of the screen. Only you and your family can make this...
Jun 30th 2009, 8:50 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 12,195
Posted By happy4

Re: Waste of a chunk of your life

Hi everyone,

Just thought I'd add my thoughts. If I hadn't have lived in Oz, i honestly don't think I would have experienced the level of happiness I have now in the UK. Although the past year...
Feb 8th 2009, 2:40 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 6,661
Posted By happy4

Re: If I hear 'country's gone to the dogs' once more....

Hi Ezzie, :)

How is it being back in Sydney? It's a shame you didn't manage to pop in during your visit back to Brum! We are ok here, if a little cold from all this snow and ice, I hear it's...
Dec 9th 2008, 9:20 pm
Replies: 661
Views: 56,035
Posted By happy4

Re: Just returned to UK to film for TV prog....initial thoughts

Thks sans, brum is a lovely place. Am enjoying studying again and feel a real zest for life since returning. As louiseD has said, I too thank God every day to be home axx
Dec 9th 2008, 9:18 pm
Replies: 661
Views: 56,035
Posted By happy4

Re: Just returned to UK to film for TV prog....initial thoughts

Thank you so much for your kind words. :wub: Me , my son and my daughter love our lives here. Thk you axx
Dec 9th 2008, 6:41 pm
Replies: 661
Views: 56,035
Posted By happy4

Re: Just returned to UK to film for TV prog....initial thoughts

Hi everyone,

Enjoying reading the thread, especially as I am sitting in my home in Kings Heath, Birmingham! Ezzie, it has brought a smile to my face as I obviously recognise all of the places you...
Oct 26th 2008, 9:12 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 6,484
Posted By happy4

Re: Hello you lot!

The beauty of this place cannot be matched I don't think. We are looking at the UK through new eyes, with a greater appreciation of the things this
It is early days for us here, but I can honestly...
Oct 5th 2008, 7:05 am
Replies: 31
Views: 7,283
Posted By happy4

Re: So long, farewell, aufedersein, goodbye...

Lots of good luck Tracey for you and your family. It's cold and raining but still oh so amazing to be home, axx
Aug 4th 2008, 8:49 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

Aug 4th 2008, 8:48 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

Re: A family seperated after move to Australia

Hi Ruby

Just wanted to add that my children were a huge factor in my reasons for returning. My son went from a bright spark to a withdrawn child who would bite his nails and cry for me at kinder...
Aug 4th 2008, 7:57 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

Re: A family seperated after move to Australia

Hi Ruby Murray

Hope you are well and thank you for your reply. Yes, I have come back to my home in the UK and I know I have been extremely fortuate to be able to do that, it has given me some...
Aug 4th 2008, 7:38 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

Re: A family seperated after move to Australia

if I was truely honest I think Emmigartion ruins family lives!!

Hi there

Thx so much for the response and I do feel for you too. The idea of going to Australia seemed like such a great...
Jul 27th 2008, 6:10 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

Re: A family seperated after move to Australia

Thank you everyone for your warm and encouraging messages, I have been overwhelmed by your kind words. Furniture arriving next week, yippee and the weather is glorious, happy days ahead. Good luck...
Jul 26th 2008, 10:00 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,331
Posted By happy4

A family seperated after move to Australia

Hi everyone

Have been back in the UK for 12 weeks now and have finally bought myself a new computer, it's nice to see some familiar names on here and to those of you who are new on here, I hope...
May 8th 2008, 12:08 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,852
Posted By happy4

Re: I wanna go home......

Hi there,

Just had to reply as your story has rung so many bells with me, I am heading home tonight, back to the UK, just me and my little ones, after what an waful experience with my OH here. He...
May 6th 2008, 11:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By happy4

One last goodbye from Sydney to the UK

Hi everyone :)

After a total of 20 months in Australia, 17 months in Melbourne and 3 months in Sydney, we leave these shores and head for the UK on Thursday. :thumbsup:Our house has finally come...
Mar 16th 2008, 11:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,532
Posted By happy4

Re: Well that's the first year over!

Busterboy, I loved your post and I recognised alot of myself in there. We were in Melbourne for 18 months and are now in Sydney (it's beautiful), getting ready to return 'home'.:wub: I really...
Mar 10th 2008, 10:30 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By happy4

Re: Why did we do it??

Absolutely, only in the last few days has OH said the same, that he shouldn't have brought us here, it's made me so unhappy and I think the little ones too, I've had to nearly have a breakdown mind,...
Mar 10th 2008, 10:19 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By happy4

Re: Why did we do it??

:rofl:yes, 'happy 3' are out of here, breathing a huge sigh of relief, the other 'happy 1' is now renamed 'unhappy 1', dragging him home, I can only put up with so much!!! happy ann!! x
Mar 10th 2008, 10:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By happy4

Re: Why did we do it??

Hi Tracey, Came over with our two children, then 2 and nearly 1, as OH was offered a job here, in the UK he works away a bit, here it meant the job would enable us to see him every night at home. I...
Mar 3rd 2008, 9:59 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 8,198
Posted By happy4

Re: How did you decide?

P.s, if I don't reply for a few days, I've got to go up to Sydney for a few weeks before heading home, notice on our rented house has been given, but will chk in a few days, chin up and stay strong,...
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