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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2011, 12:29 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,019
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: School Donation, to pay or not to pay?.....

Good post. We've decided to send ours to a semi private school because it's the only one who would offer them a place when we didn't know where we'd be living. After 6/7 schools each already - we...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2011, 11:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Dog - Germany - UK - NZ

Our experience was different unfortunately, we came unstuck with this last year - we'd been back in UK less than 6 months so you can't go straight out to NZ with a pet passport at all.

We've had...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2008, 4:37 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,762
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Did you stop on the way? - moved to main forum

Hi Tee,

Brunei is brilliant, no he's not military though we've got friends who are -he's out here on contract. Lots of people are moving at the moment because of the school year beginning in...
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2008, 3:32 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,762
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Did you stop on the way?

Hi Bevs

Brunei is on the Northern coast of Borneo, it's very safe and peaceful. It's only the size of Norfolk, but there's enough to do for a couple of days with boat trips into the Temburong...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Sofa Ridden 13 year old - Any Ideas?

What about jewelry making? I took it up as a hobby when recovering from an operation last year. It began as a sanity saver but I've ended up selling most of what I've made and people are now placing...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2008, 4:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Calling all dog owners?

Oh lord that's so sad, I'm really sorry! Is there a sedative that the vet could give him so that he would sleep for the journey, then take some steroids or pain killers at the other end when he's up...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2008, 3:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: caravans??

Hi There

Back in days we thought we could afford to bring a camper van :rofl: we were quoted £3,000.

I'm not sure about the cost of a caravan, we're just beginning to look into it. The camper...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2008, 3:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Calling all dog owners?

Hi There Lou

I don't envy you your position at all, but I know there are some dog owners on here who will probably reply with some practical info. If you can meet the expense of shipping and find...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2008, 6:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: South Island

Hi There

Our boys were 18 months and almost 7 when we visited South Island, they really enjoyed Hamner Springs and Queenstown. Hamner Springs was very pretty and fairly small but the Campsite...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 7th 2008, 12:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Caravan??

Hi there

We looked into the possibility of bringing over a campervan, though after reading the cost of living threads :eek: we've changed our minds and have decided to bring a caravan or folding...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2007, 1:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Thank you

Wow, what a lovely thread to log on to (been away for a while) Good luck to you Karen :thumbsup: and good on you! Hope you have a fantastic New Year and it brings you lots of wonderful surprises with...
Nov 29th 2007, 4:26 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,069
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Would you sign it???

It's not paradise, it's safe - or at least the safest place we've been so far.
Nov 29th 2007, 4:19 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,069
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Would you sign it???

I admire your ability to remove yourself emotionally, I simply can't. :(

I think that given their age at the time of the crime, then life in prison is a fair punishment. I wouldn't want them hung...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2007, 4:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: 80s movies

What about the Commitments, Mad Max and some of the earlier Eddie Murphy films. I also quite liked the Karate Kid :o No one else has admitted to that, but I was so love with Ralph Macchio ahh!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 15th 2007, 3:54 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,346
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Leaving Do in Hamilton

Hi Karen,

Have a great night, will drink to you from here :beer: Don't forget to have a good bowl of pasta before you go out, and make sure you've got a glass of water by the bed and a couple of...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2007, 3:24 am
Replies: 1,471
Views: 29,614
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: The next poster has.... (game pinched from Oz forum)

:eek: Maybe it fell behind the block of cheese in the door of the fridge by accident :eek:

The next poster eats all of the chocolate off a Crunchie bar, before eating the honeycomb bit in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 10th 2007, 7:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Can I have a back-slash please?

Thank you for the karma :rofl:

It's 0250 here and I'm getting the boys up for school in 3 hours :eek: Have a good day at work :)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 10th 2007, 6:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Can I have a back-slash please?

Here you go, \ and just in case I'm having a blond moment /

have fun :eek: (There were so many one liners, but I'm chicken)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 9th 2007, 1:46 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Christchurch House Warming

Wow, what a nice thing to do! We're in the wrong country all together - but have a great time and very best of luck in your new home :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2007, 2:33 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 7,610
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Homesick!

It is hard being away, sometimes even though you're happy where you are - you'd give your right arm for 20 minutes in your Nan's kitchen once a month! or even once every few months. My Nan's 85 and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2007, 2:06 pm
Replies: 1,471
Views: 29,614
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: The next poster has.... (game pinched from Oz forum)

Yes! - so far the only one I've owned that hasn't broken down (touch wood) :eek:

The next poster had garlic for dinner.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2007, 5:54 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,523
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2007, 3:26 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 6,143
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: That's that then

luvwelly has said it so well.

:( xxx
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2007, 11:00 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,523
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Massive quake hits Southern NZ

:rofl: Must be brilliant when you're plastered! It's hard enough to roll off a normal bed after a few :eek:
Oct 1st 2007, 1:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 6,511
Posted By Happy Wanderer

Re: Moving to Brunei

Ha sorry:eek: Should have chosen my words better - i ramble and touch type at the same time :)

The UVA/UVB suits are what we call stinger suits, you can get 'all-in-ones' with long sleeves/legs,...
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