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Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2011, 6:16 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,859
Posted By julius smith

Re: too old to emigrate?

no dependants...kids all grown up.
just me and wife.
i graduated many moons ago in the uk with a degree in electronics.
have worked more than 15 yrs in quality assurance (quality control, six...
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2011, 4:51 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,859
Posted By julius smith

too old to emigrate?

ok...here's the low-down...
im heading towards my late 40s nowadays....very late 40s...and looking for jobs has been fruitless to date...so, what do you guys think:

A. carry on regardless of age,...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2011, 5:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By julius smith

Re: for those of u in BC, is this what its really like...?

ok, now i realise why the post was snipped...duhhh...!
sorry for that, iaink...i was thinking of blaming you for that...!

as rgds the various postings to this query, it does make sense, in that...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2011, 4:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By julius smith

Re: for those of u in BC, is this what its really like...?

hi again, and thanks for your responses guys! please..lets ahve some more views...

i was a bit flumoxed by the fact that my post was doctored for some reason...the text has "snip it" or something...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2011, 12:36 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By julius smith

for those of u in BC, is this what its really like...?

hi all!
long time since i posted on here properly, but here goes anyway...

as u know, im looking to move to BC, but i keep hearing stories about really low wage jobs there, not to mention IF you...
Forum: Canada
Nov 15th 2011, 5:44 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By julius smith

Re: In a dilemma with my 14 year old's move

hi Mhut...ive sent you a PM...please check your messages.
Forum: Canada
Nov 13th 2011, 9:29 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,297
Posted By julius smith

Re: Uk new arrivals in Vancouver

hi, taylor2kay!

ive sent you a PM today.
Forum: Canada Jobs
Nov 11th 2011, 5:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,376
Posted By julius smith

Re: Recruiting for Alberta

hi bandit!! i just sent you a PM...!!
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2011, 9:16 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 37,145
Posted By julius smith

Re: Help I hate it here!!!

watch it, iaink, matey....im still here....lurking around....LOL!!

quite rightly said, tho.....snap decisions...easily made...but can result in years of misery......just look at us now.....trying...
Forum: Canada
Nov 4th 2011, 8:53 pm
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2011, 4:29 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,431
Posted By julius smith

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

hmm...ahem, ahem....thats cos north beds is not anywhere near london, friend..........:thumbsup:

ok, fine anyway...if those who doubt my words would care to come and live in their "dear old...
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2011, 10:41 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,431
Posted By julius smith

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

well...heres my take on the subject...and this from someone who is still here (the UK), albeit not for long....;)

very, very unsafe streets (it was worse when i was in streatham...its only...
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2011, 10:14 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,431
Posted By julius smith

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

hi !!

you wanna learn how to cook a decent curry? well, you just met the right person....even my best indian friends always ask me where i learnt how to cook my curries...they say i make it better...
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2011, 6:37 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,481
Posted By julius smith

Angry Re: whats the weirdest thing someone has said to you about moving...

precisely!

to an outsider, these responses from my family seem horrendous, but thats what happened!
so you can imagine the effect it had on us, when we were in such a tenuos situation....

and...
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2011, 5:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By julius smith

Re: Looking for work in BC

i just sent you a PM!

cheers
Forum: Canniversary
Oct 12th 2011, 5:35 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,153
Posted By julius smith

Re: Three months in BC

oh....lucky you!!!!!!!!
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2011, 5:34 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,481
Posted By julius smith

Re: whats the weirdest thing someone has said to you about moving...

you know what, geordie lass? all those comments, laid on pretty thick as you say rightly, really, really did get us down when we got to canada at that time...i mean, its a massive move as its is,...
Forum: Canada
Oct 12th 2011, 4:56 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,481
Posted By julius smith

Re: whats the weirdest thing someone has said to you about moving...

"..ok, fine...leave us on our own here and let us die all alone...one day someone will find us dead and they'll have us buried..."..from both my parents!

"...i swear...if you leave...i hope you...
Forum: Canada
Sep 15th 2011, 2:40 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By julius smith

nutritionist/dietician qualifications/jobs

i was just wondering if there any people on here who are working as nutritionists/dieticians in BC or Ontario at all?

ive always had an interest in this field and was wondering if it would help my...
Forum: Canada
Sep 15th 2011, 10:38 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By julius smith

Re: coping with being homesick

yes, i quite agree.
as an ex-financial advisor, i can confirm what ur saying about emergency funds...we recommended a minimum of 5 to 6 mths of your salary tucked away safely for an unknown...
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2011, 9:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By julius smith

Re: Trip to Vancouver 30th Sept 2011

hi steve!
i just sent you a PM.

cheers
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,696
Posted By julius smith

Re: Went back to the UK for 3 weeks and.......

i just sent you a PM......!!
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2011, 5:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,989
Posted By julius smith

Re: how much do u need to live on in BC?

wow!

quite a phenomenal response!
thanks to everyone for that.....everyone has their own viewpoints so im taking it all on board.
looks like it has to be the west end then...abbotsford etc are...
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2011, 2:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,989
Posted By julius smith

how much do u need to live on in BC?

hi guys.

been looking for quite some time for job openings in BC, but looks like u really need to be there physically.....which is why im asking this question...

heard on here somewhere that...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18th 2011, 10:56 am
Replies: 115
Views: 9,324
Posted By julius smith

Re: Bl***y rude Canadian employers or just the way it is?

hear, hear, alan!

its just one of those things in the usa and generally in north america...nobody thinks its necessary to reply.

whether or not its due to business practices, i dont know and...
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