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Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2012, 12:02 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By bridie

Re: moving interstate SW WA to Umina, NSW

lol not set in stone, just "options" ;)
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2012, 12:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By bridie

Question moving interstate SW WA to Umina, NSW

Hi, been a while since I visited the site!

We've been in SW WA for almost 7 years now and love it, but feeling the pull to live near Sydney.

Just wondered if anyone else has moved interstate?...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2009, 6:57 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By bridie

Re: How quick did you move to Oz?

Got our visa 7th Sept, exchanged on the house 9th Sept arrived in Oz 13th Oct :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2009, 6:53 am
Replies: 714
Views: 58,106
Posted By bridie

Re: I DON'T LIKE LIVING IN AUSTRALIA BECAUSE...

You obviously havent been to the South West of WA then? :lol: Heaps of greenery around here and plenty of rainfal over the winter period too.

There is only one thing I can think of that I dont...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2009, 6:24 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,136
Posted By bridie

Re: Howard's Way or Rudd's Way?

I disagree, what finished Howard off was he opened his big mouth and said he'd retire before seeing out the entire term and Costello would take over....

Krudd just seems to be all spin and...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 18th 2009, 7:39 am
Replies: 121
Views: 4,817
Posted By bridie

Re: NSW Police demonstrate irony..

How bizarre..... :(

Do they not have tasers in NSW?
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 7:29 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,949
Posted By bridie

Re: Missing items when shipped over

We used John Masons as well and yes, we had silly stuff disapear - a fancy dress wig (which my DH witnessed one of them wearing at one point...!) and my Rubik's cube to name two things I know for a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 7:28 am
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 18th 2009, 7:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,450
Posted By bridie

Re: 20 to 1 - Top Performers (anyone see the end?)

I was amazed I actually guessed the number one for a change - usually it's something totally obscure!!!
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 7:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By bridie

Re: have we made the right decision???

TBH I think between 3 to 6 months is when reality sinks in that you are here to live, it's not a holiday. I remember those days.... and even though I have never once regretted moving here it is easy...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 7:05 am
Replies: 70
Views: 5,710
Posted By bridie

Re: The flies

:rofl:

Unfortunately I think flies are something you just have to get used to.... thing is you always forget how bloody annoying they are until they start coming back!!!
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 7:00 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,060
Posted By bridie

Re: Where to stash the cash in Oz?

Not sure what your circumstances are but we gave up with savings accounts, seemed to cost us a fortune in tax on the interest. Now we have an offset account against the mortgage so we pay less...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 6:57 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By bridie

Re: is it cheaper to build??

When we arrived 4 years ago it was certainly cheaper - a lot cheaper - but with the rising cost of land and the falling house prices now it works out probably cheaper to buy an established house.
...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 6:54 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,405
Posted By bridie

Re: reasons for living IN austraila

Hi John
Well, after a year living in our brand new house we decided we didnt like being on an estate surrounded by other houses (and huge sheds!) so we sold up and moved to an acre bush block - been...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 6:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By bridie

Re: Survey of migrant adjustment

I agree, some of the questions were hard to answer as I am in late pregnancy and obviously this influences thoughts and feelings so my answers would be completely different if it were just a "normal"...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 17th 2009, 6:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By bridie

Re: premier league / champ'ship footy

if you are a wesnet or iinet customer you can watch them for free online - dont think they're live though
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2009, 6:51 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,405
Posted By bridie

Re: reasons for living IN austraila

Hey J_B, how's it going? Havent been in touch with you for ageeeeeees.....

Reasons for living here:

Space
A decent size house with a reasonable mortgage, not a shoe box and no money at the...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 30th 2009, 1:52 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 4,858
Posted By bridie

Re: Biggest Loser Finale!!

Well done to the winner who was a Bunbury man :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 30th 2009, 8:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By bridie

Re: Singapore airlines internet check in not working...

yes, that's true!!
didnt know that about the seats, will ask when we check in, thanks :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 30th 2009, 8:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By bridie

Singapore airlines internet check in not working...

.....bugger, wanted to sort seats out for me and DD so i'm not panicking about sitting somewhere unsuitable.... :(

have phoned their helpdesk and apparently they have a problem with the system......
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2009, 1:28 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,267
Posted By bridie

Re: Getting cooler <g>

mid 20s here too :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2009, 5:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By bridie

Re: Cost of Child care

but i do know that at our local childcare centres if you're working you get priority over those mums that dont...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 28th 2009, 9:31 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By bridie

Re: Where to go on holiday from Perth?

I thought it didnt take days!!! :blink:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 28th 2009, 9:30 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,530
Posted By bridie

Re: BBC programme last wk about immigration...

Excuse me but i think those two intrepid explorers Wallace and Grommit ascertained it was made of yellow cheese :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 28th 2009, 5:49 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By bridie

Re: Where to go on holiday from Perth?

friends of mine have just been up to kalbarri and coral bay, looked lovely from the photos and from what they've said so why not try there? would certainly be warmer than coming down south......
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