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Forum: Barbados
Mar 20th 2009, 6:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Q

Re: citizenship by descent

I guess I'm lucky as i knew / know a lot of the guys at the mission and also th previous High Commissioner! ....

I still have a few friends there - so drop me a private PM and I will give you...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 20th 2009, 6:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Recommendation For Gynaecologist

She also reckons that for skills and competence - Hugh Thomas - but warned his bedside manner is not for most people!!!!:rofl:
Forum: Barbados
Mar 18th 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Recommendation For Gynaecologist

Dipidy

My partner is an OB-GYN doctor on maternity leave with me in Barbados -- she goes back to the UK on Monday for a few months back to work in the UK.

However she recommends Dr Juliet...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 18th 2009, 4:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Q

Re: citizenship by descent

Hi I did my son in London via High Commission - it took 4 months
Forum: Barbados
Dec 30th 2008, 3:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Mad Q

Re: I finally got to visit the Island...

You can also long term lease cars from Conolidated Finance - but you will need a guarantor of some description. That way you'll get a newish car that is reliable and pay around $1000-1400 a month.
Forum: Barbados
Dec 30th 2008, 3:10 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Lots of helpful advice needed for relocation to Barbados.

UK Bajan,

In terms of citizenship, you will not need an interview, just fill in the appropriate paperwork it does not that long if done in the UK - I have several contacts in the Barabdos High...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 27th 2008, 11:50 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 17,962
Posted By Mad Q

Re: why is Barbados the best place to live?

Lol zanne.

TeleBarbados is delivered wirelessly so u don't need a telephone if you don't want one.

They will be introducing telephone lines for residenbial customers in feb/mar. They delievr...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 27th 2008, 5:55 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 17,962
Posted By Mad Q

Re: why is Barbados the best place to live?

Ok guys as I said before there is an independent alternative to C&W and Sunbeach - TeleBarbados .. www.telebarbados.com ... totally independent of C&W with their own network, Service is less...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 27th 2008, 5:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By Mad Q

Re: How would you rate these places and why?

1 - Rock Dundo, St. James - On the Highway and will take about 15-20 mins to get to Warrens during busyish times ... 10 mins no traffic if that .... okay neighbourhood depending on where you are -...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 11th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Some new questions...I think

Holetown to Warrens isn't that bad. Just go up via Holders Hill and ya there. I work in Warrens and live in Prospect St James (but soon moving).

Depends on what u want - as u mentioned u want to...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 11th 2008, 3:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 10,956
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Having a baby in Barbados

My partner is a OB-GYN and she decided to have our son born in the UK as opposed ti here in Barbados. She knows all the OBGYNs here but because of some issues that are a regular occurrence she...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 10th 2008, 12:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Moving to Barbados

Are you guys Bajan heritage - if you are then like me its a piece of cake - if you're not it's a bit harder ... as Zanne said have a look thru previous posts for pointers.

Q
Forum: Barbados
Nov 10th 2008, 12:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Mad Q

Re: C&W Identity Crisis

I tellya ... I worked for them in 2006 for a year ... and I'm still amazed by the new branding ... its great for reidential / consumers ... but businesses ... WOW.

My first connotation of LIME is...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 9th 2008, 3:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Some new questions...I think

I was working at AT&T/Rogers 99-00, a great year ... LOL ....

Brief history .... born in UK, raised in Barbados 3 to 18, back to UK, 2 years in the US, 1 year Canada & 1 year in India .... all...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 9th 2008, 3:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Some new questions...I think

Foxy is Y&E - Yonge & Eglington? If so I lived at Avenue & Eglington for a year a few years back!!!

I see the others have jumped in with Martial Arts already - there are several in operation and...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 9th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Laptop use in Barbados

I rang TeleBarbados on the monday and was installed, up & running on the tuesday!!!
Forum: Barbados
Nov 9th 2008, 3:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Laptop use in Barbados

Bimchick,

Not correct, TeleBarbados do not use C&W at all, Sunbeach use C&W. TeleBarbados's network is totally independent - hence it being more reliable.

SunBeach - in general also gives...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 7th 2008, 8:37 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Mad Q

Re: Laptop use in Barbados

Hi,

No you can get Broadband with TeleBarbados too - which is quicker as it is not an over-subscribed service like C&W. Their website is www.telebarbados.com, I've just had their $$99 service put...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 30th 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Mad Q

Food ...

I'm a pie eater - love my pies - miss them and proper bacon more than anything else in Barbados ....

SO it was an absolute joy & pleasure to see Steak & Kidney pie on the menu at 39 Steps ... and...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 30th 2008, 10:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mad Q

Re: UK electrical goods in Barbados

It's worth it - alright, you can buy them in the UK from a place called www. dreamboxshop .co.uk - I think it is ....

When you get it here - you can eother have it so they re-program it for you...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 28th 2008, 11:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mad Q

Re: UK electrical goods in Barbados

Hey, my first post here!

You can actually buy PAL to NSTC converters online - they're not cheap however.

Easiest thing is just check compatibility - as many TV's are dual frequency, the other...
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