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Aug 21st 2008, 5:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By nicola411

House rented, passport arrived and flights booked

I just couldnt wait to post this to say we are finally out of here:D:p:eek::thumbsup:

I never thought I would be making this post but reading some other peoples leaving posts always gave me hope....
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2008, 5:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

Well my sons passport arrived today, the day after it was printed, luckily I was outside and spotted the aus air express courier van.

Just in case anyone was wondering that means I sent it off on...
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2008, 10:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

Hi kath and mike

I have been in touch with my C/s and they hadnt contacted him yet, but I am going to ring the passport line today to see if there is any more joy.

Nicola:ohmy:
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2008, 11:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

Thanks Mike
I guess I will just have to hope it gets here by next week.
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2008, 11:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

Hi Katherine
thanks for the info. Bit of an update though we did get 4 phone calls from the passport office today and I completely taken aback. They wanted the address of the co-signator and also...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2008, 6:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

I have just spoken to the $9.70 guy and he said they cannot rush through applications and it will be 25 days from the date of the money being debited I have explained to him we are due to travel on...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2008, 5:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Re: Booked our flights but no passport

Really as it says 25 working days on the high commision website now I wondered is that from postage or from the day they take the money. thanks nicola
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2008, 5:44 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By nicola411

Booked our flights but no passport

Hi everyone,

We are due to fly back to UK on the 6th of sept the only problem I have is that I only sent my sons passport forms off on the 28th of July as this was the first oppportunity I had for...
Aug 18th 2008, 5:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By nicola411

Re: Do I book tickets without my sons passport

My son is only 6 I am not leaving without his passport. i have tried ringing the $9.70 phone line but just keep getting the answering machine. i dont know what to do we need to get home but we cant...
Aug 17th 2008, 9:50 am
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By nicola411

Do I book tickets without my sons passport

Hi everyone,

We are due to fly home on the 6th of sept:thumbsup: the only problem I have is that I only sent my sons passport forms off on the 28th of July as this was the first oppportunity I had...
Aug 17th 2008, 9:40 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,589
Posted By nicola411

Re: shipping costs back to the UK!

I am about to book Chess for a 20ft container from GC to sheffield. I was quoted 7500 but have bartered them down to 7200. Who did you use for your insurance? I could do with a cheaper quote if...
Aug 9th 2008, 10:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By nicola411

Schools admissions process

Hi

We have contacted our local city council primary admissions who have advised me there is a place for my younger child in the school of my choice but not the older one(4 on the waiting list)...
Replies: 25
Views: 3,279
Posted By nicola411

Re: Renewing UK passport

Your telling me JAJ it is incredibly awkward and difficult asking someone you barely know to sign your childs passport picture and then to try and get them to lie about how long they have known you...
Replies: 25
Views: 3,279
Posted By nicola411

Re: Renewing UK passport

HI
Yes that is the case with adults but as he was a baby on his original picture and is now 6 it is classed as a big change in appearance.
Replies: 25
Views: 3,279
Posted By nicola411

Re: Renewing UK passport

Hi triboy

My sons passport expired in Dec last year. As we are moving back to the UK in september I am hoping it will arrive in time too. I know on the british embassey website it said expect...
Jul 23rd 2008, 10:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By nicola411

Re: Selling houses aussie style!

Thanks for all the replies.

So it doesnt look like anyone sold this weekend gone then. Maybe this weekend everyone will sell:rofl::rofl:

Is that me just being overly optimistic:eek:
...
Jul 23rd 2008, 10:09 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,036
Posted By nicola411

Re: 2 months back in UK - and......

HI Sarah

I am still here and I bet your inlaws pool houses still isnt finished. The house has been on the market now though for around a month and all in all we have probably had about 10 people...
Jul 23rd 2008, 10:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By nicola411

Re: Having to go early

HI Jo

If there is anything I can do for you this end while I am still here please do not hesitate to contact me. I hope you had a good flight and a safe journey.

thinking about you
NIcola
Jul 21st 2008, 2:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By nicola411

Re: Open home this weekend how many sold

Thanks Renie its crap at the mo isnt it. The problem is it doesnt do much for monday morning moral though either. I WANT TO GO HOME AAAAAAAAAAHH.

Whereabouts in the country are you?
Forum: Australia
Jul 21st 2008, 12:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By nicola411

Who can countersign my sons expired Brit passport

HI all

My 6 year olds sons Uk passport has expired and I need to renew it in Aus. I have signed and completed all the forms but have noticed you have to have the pictures countersigned by a...
Jul 21st 2008, 12:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By nicola411

Open home this weekend how many sold

HI chaps

I just thought I would do a little mini survey as to how long houses on this side of the pond ie Aus are taking to sell. We went on the market on the
16th of June and so far have had 7...
Jul 17th 2008, 9:28 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,882
Posted By nicola411

Re: people who are kidding theirselves..........

For the record there are also those of us who hate it but cant leave because the bloody flippin house wont sell. What can I say other than it sux big time.
Jul 16th 2008, 2:40 am
Replies: 55
Views: 5,960
Posted By nicola411

Re: Ever feel like giving up.

HI there

I think there is a small part of all of us that wants to give up at some point or another during life. Even today I sit here and wish and wish my house would sell or someone would like...
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2008, 12:11 am
Replies: 77
Views: 5,937
Posted By nicola411

Re: House prices and the media....

Gosh that article should be published everywhere and pasted all over the news too.

Thanks for the advice guys now if only I could get an offer, any offer would be good.:)
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 8th 2008, 10:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By nicola411

Re: Whats the crack with the toilets here?

Its exactly the same on the Gold Coast you can pay $200 for your family meal and have to go across the street to public toilets. Some dont even have seats but they all have those little needle...
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