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Forum: Spain
Feb 18th 2017, 7:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Spain- Seeking a part-time residency there.

Good question. I have never been to Portugal, but I read abit about the Algarve, I would have to visit it and to get a feel of the place, but I don't know anyone there.

With regards to Italy, I...
Forum: Spain
Feb 18th 2017, 6:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Spain- Seeking a part-time residency there.

What is life Menorca like? I know they are part of the Baeleric islands and I have work colleagues who go there and love it.
Forum: Spain
Feb 18th 2017, 4:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Maria_747

Spain- Seeking a part-time residency there.

Hello everyone,

I haven't posted for a long time. I was active in the Canada thread about six year ago. The basic story was, my father passed away, I moved to Canada from England (we took...
Forum: France
Aug 11th 2014, 8:56 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,746
Posted By Maria_747

Re: cant decide

Hi maddie,
I am back in London now, I have explained my situation in another thread.
I am kind of leaning towards the warmer parts of Southern France as the destination to move to now but need to...
Forum: France
Aug 10th 2014, 11:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Looking for a 2nd kind of home to go to annually

Many thanks everyone for your replies, its much appreciated

@Cyrian,

This is what I feel I would like to do, I am finding the pace of life in London too fast sometimes and I am always rushing...
Forum: France
Aug 8th 2014, 10:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,060
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Retirmenet advice on where to live

Really liked your post grannybunz. I too am looking to explore Provence as possible second home for the future.
Forum: France
Aug 8th 2014, 10:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Maria_747

Looking for a 2nd kind of home to go to annually

Hi everyone,

Please forgive my long-winded post and please bear with me if I ask any silly questions

It’s been a while since I posted here, I did say hello last week. I lived in the UK most of...
Forum: France
Aug 8th 2014, 9:47 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,746
Posted By Maria_747

Re: cant decide

Hi Maddie,

Thanks for starting this thread. I am also thinking about exploring France as well as Spain or Italy. I lasted less than 6 months in Toronto when I immigrated.
Forum: France
Jul 26th 2014, 10:39 pm
Replies: 1,468
Views: 247,759
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Introduction Thread (Somewhere to say Hi)

Thank you for the welcome dmu,

I kind of trying to find out what I want and what is feasible.
Forum: France
Jul 26th 2014, 10:38 pm
Replies: 1,468
Views: 247,759
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Introduction Thread (Somewhere to say Hi)

Thank you for the welcome dmu!

I am kind of trying to figure out what I want and what is feasible.
Forum: France
Jul 26th 2014, 8:35 pm
Replies: 1,468
Views: 247,759
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Introduction Thread (Somewhere to say Hi)

Hi, I am Maria,

I am old member but I used to post alot in the Canada thread as I immigrated there three years to ago to be near my family, unfortunately, this long term move turned out to be a...
Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2013, 9:11 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 6,414
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Message to British Expats (Split from the Newbie how to get a visa thread)

Hi everyone
I haven't on the BE for a while ( I am usually on the Canada thread) but do ocassionally lurk on the USA and other threads, however, this has to be the most entertaining thread of the...
Sep 8th 2012, 9:05 pm
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,856
Posted By Maria_747

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

Don't want to even go there. We were rubbish ! Arsenal played very well.
Thats life, win some, you lose some.
Sep 2nd 2012, 1:46 am
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,856
Posted By Maria_747

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

Glad EPL has started.

Big match tomorrow Arsenal V Liverpool.

Novacastrian, I thought Newcastle did well to retain all their key players during the transfer window.

Overall, I think Spurs,...
May 15th 2012, 8:45 pm
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,856
Posted By Maria_747

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

Ok, point taken. I thought Newcastle were 'nearly' there in the top spot and were unlucky. Its a shame we can't have a top 5 qualifying for Champions League, they deserved to be in there as well as...
May 15th 2012, 7:05 pm
Replies: 5,259
Views: 354,856
Posted By Maria_747

Re: The Toon Army / EPL thread

I thought the Man City V QPR premier league finale was one of most thrilling finals of the premier league's 20 year history. It had me on the edge of my seat, shouting at the tv, even as a neutral...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 5th 2012, 3:55 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 24,657
Posted By Maria_747

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Helcat 21,

Your kind post was very reassuring and true, many thanks. I cannot have an excuse to blame Canada really.I just thought I would share my experience and not let others be put off, one...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 3rd 2012, 10:31 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 24,657
Posted By Maria_747

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Thanks Bali2010,

When I got back recently, my physical health went down and my GP warned that my heart was being stressed to dangerous levels and I needed to get back to more important things in...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 3rd 2012, 1:46 am
Replies: 94
Views: 24,657
Posted By Maria_747

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Not really!
So far, I lost £30,000+, we packed our 4 bed house full of furniture and everything we could pack in a 20 ft container, only to re-ship everything back to the UK. It now sits in storage...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 2nd 2012, 3:22 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 24,657
Posted By Maria_747

Re: 4.5 years on and bust.

Snowjo,

That is one extrordinary story. I feel for you and your kids.
It makes me feel a little better that its not the end of the world if one can't settle in Canada and moves back into the UK....
Jan 2nd 2012, 11:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Happy 2012 everyone.

Hi Novo, happy 2012 to you too.

Happy new Year to everyone:starsmile:
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 11:16 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,343
Posted By Maria_747

Re: has anyone used pickfords or gb liners

I used GB liners from London to toronto. They were brilliant. |A little pricey but, the service was very good.
Dec 20th 2011, 3:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Seasons Greetings to one and all

same to you Steve, lovely picture
Merry Christmas and a peaceful new year 2012 to everyone on BE .

A special thought to our Armed Forces men and women and the Emergency Medical services who work...
Dec 16th 2011, 9:46 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Apple or Android

I got a HTC wildfire. Its not bulky, its pretty good for internet usage, the camera takes very sharp pictures and am happy with it. I got loads of free apps. Thus Its Android for me for now.
...
Forum: Canada
Nov 12th 2011, 10:05 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 6,998
Posted By Maria_747

Re: Likely moving to Toronto and looking for advice on areas to live

I lived in Brampton, in the GTA, I hated it, it was dull and boring with a diabolical bus transit system, stay clear of it. Mississauga is a better option with better public transport links....
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