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May 31st 2007, 6:09 am
Replies: 120
Views: 6,945
Posted By cdandi

Re: australian people

It just bugs me that some people are not allowed to have an opinion if it is different to theirs! This is my experience and my opinion and I would guess that there are a lot of people who would agree...
May 31st 2007, 3:50 am
Replies: 120
Views: 6,945
Posted By cdandi

Re: australian people

a

I disagree with your perception but accept that you have a different opinion.

Your comment sounded like an attack to me ....maybe it was the way you worded it "hopeless" generalization.
May 31st 2007, 3:32 am
Replies: 120
Views: 6,945
Posted By cdandi

Re: australian people

Because it demonstrates another reason why many people fail to settle into Australia. It is a very different culture and the attitudes of te people very different.

Why the attack?
May 31st 2007, 3:12 am
Replies: 120
Views: 6,945
Posted By cdandi

australian people

I've been back in Oz for a year (was here for 19 years and left to live in NY for 7years).

I have not found the transition easy!! My biggest issue is regarding Australian attitudes. I am...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2006, 5:02 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,229
Posted By cdandi

Re: Acreage Brisbane.

Thnaks for your reply.

Where abouts are you and how far from the CBD.

It sounds as if you regret getting an acreage or is it just the neighbourhood you are in?
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 7:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By cdandi

Re: social work in oz

To work as a SW in Oz you need to be eligable for membership to the Australian Assoc. of SW's. That means a 4 year degree in most states or a 5 year degree in Perth. It might be worth contacting the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 6:54 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,229
Posted By cdandi

Re: Acreage Brisbane.

Thanks.

How far from the CBD and is it a good area?
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 6:05 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,229
Posted By cdandi

Re: Acreage Brisbane.

Thanks Amazulu, I'll look it up on the real estate web sites.
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 5:51 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,229
Posted By cdandi

Acreage Brisbane.

Hi everyone,

Can anyone advise which nice areas in and around Brisbane - not too far from the CBD still have 5 acre lots.

Thanks.
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2006, 11:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,270
Posted By cdandi

Re: Whats Pyrmont like?

Hi Nico.

I don't know what age you are but I would say that Pyrmont caters mainly for young flat sharers and older middle aged couples. It's not really ideal for young families.There are lots of...
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2006, 11:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By cdandi

Re: Job offer after only one week!

We have just returned to Oz from 7 years in NYC.
I haven't started work yet but my husband has been working here in Sydney for the past 4 months.
While I agree that the 10 day a year vacation time...
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2006, 11:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,270
Posted By cdandi

Re: Whats Pyrmont like?

I'm presently living in Ultimo, which is the next suburb to Pyrmont.
A good place to live while you become familiar with Sydney. It's very convenient and easy to explore the rest of Sydney from.
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2006, 1:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By cdandi

Cleveland/Raby Bay

I've just been checking Cleveland/Raby Bay/Wellington Point/Ormiston on real estate sites. I'm assuming these areas are within the Bayside area??? Or should I be looking at other areas?
Can anyone...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2006, 12:24 am
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By cdandi

Re: Life in Brisbane

Believe me I've done my homework regarding houses here in Sydney. They say that prices are now more affordable but a 3 bedroom house in a "reasonable" neighbourhood- nothing too stuck up will cost...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2006, 12:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By cdandi

Re: Life in Brisbane

For 5 - 600K in Sydney you are looking at a fibro shack about an hour from the CBD.... Or if you want a brick house around that price yoou need to consider out west around Kings Langley. Thats for a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2006, 5:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By cdandi

Re: Life in Brisbane

Where would I find a nice house for around $5 - $600 K around Brisbane?
Thanks.
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2006, 4:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By cdandi

Life in Brisbane

Hi everyone,

I've been back in Sydney for 3 months now and I've come to the realization that I really can't afford to live in a nice house within reasonable commuting distance of the CBD! House...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2006, 10:02 am
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By cdandi

Re: Where on the Northern NSW Coast?

Just had a long holiday meandering along the NSW Coast from Sydney to Brisbane and back again. Well what can i say? Spectacular scenery but the culture and the people..................... I'm...
Apr 16th 2006, 12:21 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,756
Posted By cdandi

Re: It seems all are coming back from Oz

Addendum:
By the way, I have no desire to return and live in the UK. I hate the climate and could never afford to live there now anyway. So my reasons for hating Oz is not homesickness.....I just...
Apr 16th 2006, 12:15 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,756
Posted By cdandi

Re: It seems all are coming back from Oz

I lived in Oz for 19 years and never settled. A million reasons why!!
I left and lived in New York for 7 years....loved it despite all of New Yorks problems.
I've just returned to Sydney for family...
Forum: Australia
Apr 16th 2006, 11:39 am
Replies: 187
Views: 10,791
Posted By cdandi

Re: aussies what are they really like

"aussies what are they really like'

I lived here in Sydney for 19 years before leaving and living in the US for 7 years. I've been back in Sydney for 3 months......my impressions of Sydneysiders,...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 16th 2006, 11:28 am
Replies: 93
Views: 2,876
Posted By cdandi

Re: Info On Brisbane

Sorry can't answer on specifics, but I was up in Brissy 2 months ago. The last time I was there was probably 22 years ago. Well what can I say........it's still very unsophisticated but, compared to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 16th 2006, 11:14 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,416
Posted By cdandi

Re: Sydney Meet Up. Yeah or Nay

Hi.

Been back in Sydney after 7 years away and really starting anew.......but would be pleased to meet up with new people. We are in our 50's (but young at heart) so if there is a get together can...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2006, 9:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By cdandi

Re: A golden oldie back in Sydney.

Thankyou Moneypen for your support.

I'm not feeling so desperate at the moment, but I realise that this is a new start and I really do need to get out and make an effort to meet new friends. A lot...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2006, 8:40 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,575
Posted By cdandi

Sydney house prices -Shock, horror!!!!

For all of you thinking about moving to Sydney.

I've been back for 2 months and I'm researching which suburbs to buy a 3 bed house in:

I've looked in Roseville,Lindfield, Gordon, Greenwich...
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