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Forum: Spain
Feb 23rd 2019, 12:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By shirl

Help getting back deposit

Hi all, has anyone managed to get a deposit back on a resale property and if so how hard was it. Long story short found property paid €6000 deposit SUBJECT TO MORTGAGE. Now we can’t get the mortgage,...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2014, 2:19 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,924
Posted By shirl

Re: Thinking of coming back......2nd time lucky?!?!

Can you be specific on a date, busy month for me this month and my sister is staying at the end of the month too as they are coming back from Oz?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2014, 1:55 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,924
Posted By shirl

Re: Thinking of coming back......2nd time lucky?!?!

Thanks Wessa, hope you are well, what you up to these days?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2014, 1:36 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,924
Posted By shirl

Re: Thinking of coming back......2nd time lucky?!?!

Interesting read, nice to see some of the posters of my first years still posting. I went back to the UK in July 2012 having been here 6 years. I quickly began to settle back in with friends and...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2013, 7:45 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,087
Posted By shirl

Re: October 2013 Arrivals and Departures

I have to fess up!!!!!! I am coming back in October, is it the start of being a ping pong pom!!! Arrive 13 October, already have indefinite RRV's and OH starts work on the 21 October in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 20th 2013, 3:18 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,202
Posted By shirl

Re: Opinions on duvets :D

We imported feather duvets and never even gave it a thought. We also bought some feathers in on a native american thinging that we bought in Arizona on a trip there a few years back and the label...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2013, 2:37 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,465
Posted By shirl

Re: Read it and weep Jafa's

mmmm I see it still goes on over there in NZ! The rivalry between the North and South haha!! Nothing changes eh!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2013, 10:08 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

OMG BB I have put on loads of weight since returning, definitely that granary bread and pasties and clotted cream teas lol !!!! Too many nice things to buy in the supermarket. Glad you are...
Feb 20th 2013, 1:18 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,358
Posted By shirl

Re: Exeter

We are on the opposite side of the Estuary, never fancied Exminster much and I always bypass it when going to Dawlish. Not sure about Devington Park either, gives me the creeps as I used to know a...
Feb 20th 2013, 9:39 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,358
Posted By shirl

Re: Exeter

Exeter girl born and bred - lived there 1952 to 1985, moved to Exmouth then, moved to Cornwall in 2002, then to NZ (Christchurch) 2006 back now to the UK just outside Exeter in a village on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2013, 7:45 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

Geat update BB. I too joined the NT when we got back. Funny how we miss all that culture and history in NZ and then yearn for it when we come back, I too love the scenery and the greenness...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2013, 4:48 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,784
Posted By shirl

Re: Does NZ Freeview TV work in UK?

They do offer one to one teaching and if you don't become a published writer or earn money from your writings you get the course fees back. I like the freedom of not being tied to a college or...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2013, 7:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,784
Posted By shirl

Re: Does NZ Freeview TV work in UK?

Did you do one and have youd been published? I am going to do The writing bureau course, it can be done from anywhere in the world so if I start and we move it doesn't matter!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2013, 6:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,784
Posted By shirl

Re: Does NZ Freeview TV work in UK?

I am good thanks, Christmas was a let down, not because of the weather but we had a broken boiler so no hot water or central heating for a week, you know what it is like trying to get parts at that...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 12th 2013, 8:46 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,784
Posted By shirl

Re: Does NZ Freeview TV work in UK?

Shift + 3 works on my mac for a £ and on my laptop running windows 7 too but you have to enable the keyboard and change it to English United Kingdom not Australia or USA! I just googled it all today...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 23rd 2012, 9:31 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

Welcome Home, enjoy Christmas and best of luck for the new year. We are living down the road from you in Devon!:)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 18th 2012, 6:28 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

Have a safe trip, been back nearly 6 months too. Have a great Christmas and a prosperous and happy new year x
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2012, 7:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,420
Posted By shirl

Re: We're "Leaving (NZ) on a jet plane".

Good luck, it will be a great time of year, we didn't get our Citizenship either only PR, we could have had it this month! But I am glad we came back. Good luck with it all.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2012, 10:47 am
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

I am still loving being back although hubby still has no job yet due to red tape and CSCS cards!!! That is another story though!

Just got back from visiting the inlaws in Mallorca yesterday and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2012, 10:29 am
Replies: 98
Views: 17,076
Posted By shirl

Re: We're moving back to Blighty

Me too I missed NZ Coffee but our local Costa Coffee does a fair flat white!
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2012, 6:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By shirl

Re: HELP - MALLORCA -HEARING AID

Surely they will have to have a hearing test as it is not a case of one aid suits all forms of hearing loss is it?
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2012, 6:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By shirl

Re: HELP - MALLORCA -HEARING AID

Thanks for the info
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2012, 12:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By shirl

HELP - MALLORCA -HEARING AID

Hi

We are visiting our elderly rellies next week in Mallorca and they both need hearing aids. They keep saying there is nowhere in Mallorca that they do them which I don't believe for one...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 8th 2012, 8:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By shirl

Re: Going back to the UK. Recommended Shipping Company/Quotes.

Cornwall was where we lived before we went to NZ. I was born in Devon though. We went for a drive a couple weeks ago to Cornwall, I still love it there. Good luck with your move back.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 8th 2012, 7:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By shirl

Re: Going back to the UK. Recommended Shipping Company/Quotes.

How many times have you moved back and forth, have you done it more than once? I hate moving and will be glad to be settled in one place for a long long time. Unfortunatley this house is just a six...
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