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Forum: Trucking
Apr 10th 2013, 7:50 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 23,375
Posted By Gazman

Re: URGENT-INTERVIEW WITH WESTCAN, ANY ADVICE...

Ah that sound all good then, you're on track, (I was just having a bit of fun really :D), I should be on track too but I lost my Mum in January and it's hit like being hit by a high speed train, I'm...
Forum: Trucking
Apr 10th 2013, 12:03 am
Replies: 136
Views: 23,375
Posted By Gazman

Re: URGENT-INTERVIEW WITH WESTCAN, ANY ADVICE...

I'm still at least a year away from moving to Canada (delayed because of family issues) but I just wanted to point out here that your qualifications will mean largely nothing when you move to...
Forum: Trucking
Mar 6th 2013, 9:08 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,276
Posted By Gazman

Re: Got an Interview with H&R

I didn't realise that about the tyres but it is typical Stobart thinking, it's that forward thinking that has seen them grow so much. If you look at how regular they upgrade their fleet you'll see...
Forum: Canada
Jan 31st 2013, 8:48 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 18,783
Posted By Gazman

Re: Faking laughter to blend with Canadian humour

Well you've given me a jolly good laugh just reading this :D but I have to point out that it's not a continental issue at all. When I went to Exeter, Devon in 2004 to do my degree, i had only really...
Forum: Canada
Jan 27th 2013, 6:33 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,304
Posted By Gazman

Re: Saying goodbye...

Thanks for your kind words and thank you everyone else too.
I couldn't even hit the bottle if I wanted to because there has been so much to do...but I have discovered that when I need a moment away...
Forum: Canada
Jan 26th 2013, 12:22 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,304
Posted By Gazman

Saying goodbye...

I am just back to the BE community after the most horrific experience of my life.
I got a call from my sister on 8th Jan to say my mother had been taken ill and rushed into hospital with a suspected...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 8th 2013, 8:27 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

If your smartarse response has given you a giggle, that's good...simple things please simple minds I suppose:thumbup:
Forum: Trucking
Jan 7th 2013, 6:04 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

Actually I could handle living in a truck short term without a problem, in fact I would much prefer that than paying rent for a property I rarely get to lay my head down in. About 10 years ago I was...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 6th 2013, 11:33 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

Dispatched??? what's that
:confused:...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 6th 2013, 11:31 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

You seem to have accepted that this is the way it is, but I'm looking for an alternative. I would never sit in the company's truck for 15 hours and not get paid, not a chance!.
I read recently that...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 6th 2013, 11:02 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

I'll tell you exactly why I'm coming. I've spent the past 25+ years bumming around enjoying myself and paying for it through the flexibility that I had as a truck driver with no family or mortgage to...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 6th 2013, 10:03 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

That's exactly why I started this thread, to ask that question exactly:thumbup: . I really don't like sitting around, but am willing to do so on behalf of the company...so long as the company pay me...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 5th 2013, 1:30 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

I'm starting to realise it would be wise to move the Wage to number 1 on my list. If I work hard and save well I could one I suppose buy my own light aircraft for those trips to the coast :thumbsup:
Forum: Trucking
Jan 5th 2013, 12:24 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

Er, Prince Rupert 'never' been mentioned on this site??, oh dear well that explains why I'm struggling then :D, I really am running blind at the moment.:lol:
Yeah I do understand the scale of...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 4th 2013, 11:24 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By Gazman

Re: 7511 'example titles' all okay for PNP???

::thumbsup:, yeah I know, it took me a long time to get used to the Scots' accent too, :D I remember calling at TNT in Bellshill one evening around 97/98 when the summer had been unually warm in...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 3rd 2013, 1:27 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

All I know about Prince Rupert is that it's in the West and apparently is 'the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast', hence my use of it as an example in my...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 2nd 2013, 5:17 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By Gazman

Re: 7511 'example titles' all okay for PNP???

Oh dear! :D ...I did enjoy my trunking to Scotland though, I used to listen to some nutter called Scottie McClue on the radio :D...
And heading home after midnight in the snow I often could see...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 2nd 2013, 12:46 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

oh dear, how can they not understand what a fortnight is :D,
I think lifestyle is subjective, you can have a lifestyle to meet you aspiration almost anywhere so long as you have a modest approach. ...
Forum: Canada
Jan 1st 2013, 6:22 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,478
Posted By Gazman

Re: cheapest way to get 104 yr old onto skype?

You do not need 'Wi-Fi' do gain access to your skype account, 3G will do! :thumbup:

For example, I have a Nokia E51, to which I added the s60 Symbian version of Skype. My service provider does not...
Forum: Trucking
Jan 1st 2013, 5:40 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,226
Posted By Gazman

Re: Trucking in Canada, pay per hour or per mile?

12 -14 days then 4 days off would suit me perfect :thumbup:., I don't have a family coming with me but I do want to have a break once a fortnight. I don't care if my 4 days off would be exploring a...
Forum: Trucking
Dec 28th 2012, 11:38 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,528
Posted By Gazman

Re: Lorry driving jobs in Calgary

Thanks Jimmy, have just read what was left of that thread and after adding that to the way I was treated by Westcan a few years back, I think I'm going to cross Calgary/Alberta off my list completely...
Forum: Trucking
Dec 28th 2012, 11:58 am
Replies: 38
Views: 5,528
Posted By Gazman

Re: Lorry driving jobs in Calgary

Have just seen an saying RJ Hoffman Holdings are looking for drivers to work in the oilfield at Lloydminster...does anyone know of them and have any knowledge about them as an employer???

[it says...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 26th 2012, 7:27 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gazman

Re: Your fav Fawlty Towers moment...?

Just found Fawlty Bloopers!!! :D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35mWHlHx9no
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 24th 2012, 9:32 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gazman

Re: Your fav Fawlty Towers moment...?

Basil The Rat is getting a lot of mention here and rightly so but the episode that left me on the floor was 'The Psychiatrist'. :D
It perhaps didn't have the memorable one-liners that other episodes...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 22nd 2012, 7:12 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gazman

Re: Your fav Fawlty Towers moment...?

Guest: "Is there anywhere they do French food?"

Basil: "Yes, France, I believe. They seem to like it there. And the swim would certainly sharpen your appetite. You'd better hurry, the tide leaves...
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