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Forum: Australia
Dec 31st 2004, 1:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Holy shit, what happened to the exchange rate???

Thanks Mystic Rog, do you have the Oz lotto numbers for tonight as well?
;)
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2004, 1:27 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Flies

Good, coz that's where I'll be sometime in January once I escape the evil clutches of the in-laws!

:D
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2004, 1:25 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,919
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Australia driving licence

Clear as mud then! Effectively we provisionals have a form of residency status in Oz. When QLD transport talk about taking up permanent residence in Queensland are they talking about permanent...
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2004, 1:16 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By Kentish Man

Angry Flies

I always expected flies in Oz but this many??!! Is it just SA suffering from an invasion of the little bastards? Can't go anywhere without getting covered. An Irish fella who has lived in the area...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2004, 7:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Exchange rates

If anyone DID know how exchange rates were going to change they could get very rich! The rate has improved recently, only a few weeks back it was down to $2.37, in January it was even lower. Looking...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2004, 7:08 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,919
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Australia driving licence

I'm another one who has passed stage one of the spouse visa. With regard to a valid driving licence I've assumed that I need to change my licence to an Oz one within three months. Temporary visas...
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2004, 2:05 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Texas Hold Em!!

I know the Melbourne casino has poker tables including Hold Em but I don't know of any other casinos with poker playing facilities. They're too full with those ******* stupid pokie machines for brain...
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2004, 1:51 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,919
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Australia driving licence

ALL holders of permanent resident visas have to exchange licences within three months of arrival. If your visa is of 'temporary resident' status then you can use your UK licence for as long as your...
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2004, 1:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Adelaide nice ??

Glenelg is probably the best suburb, easy access to city, good beach and a bit trendy. Avoid Salisbury!
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2004, 3:29 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Anyone gone rural? Comments please!

Hello m'dear. Nothing too dangerous on the wildlife front, just a few huntsmen spiders (big and furry but not lethal), cockroaches and flies by the score. Haven't seen any more snakes recently.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2004, 3:24 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Anyone gone rural? Comments please!

:D

Victor's just the nearest town, I'm actually living (exisitng would be a better word) a few miles out of Victor Harbor in the sticks. The excitement really picked up yesterday when I found a...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2004, 7:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: An Aussie the real ruler of Britain

All nonsense when you look at it seriously (although champagne socialist Tony Robinson got very excited about the whole thing). The theory comes from the supposed bastardy of Edward IV. His father...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2004, 6:56 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Foxtel

Basically I want Foxtel for the football! As keen as I am to get on with my new life in the Antipodes there are two things from home that I just can't do without - Real beer and the Premier League.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2004, 1:21 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Anyone gone rural? Comments please!

Depends on what you and the family like really. I'm currently stuck in rural SA with the in laws bored rigid. There's plenty of space, lots of wildlife (a lot of it in my bed or clothing) and fine...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2004, 1:12 am
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Battlers to Brisbane Professionals to Sydney

Less skilled workers heading to Brisbane? Looks like I'll settle in ok then....
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2004, 1:09 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Foxtel

Any idea what the charge might be for moving? It seems that the contract with Foxtel is 24 months however I'm planning on renting for a year before buying a place. Would like to install Foxtel in the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2004, 8:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: First Home Buyers Grant

Is it a brave man or a fool who puts the property in the sole name of his lady? As much as I love and trust my own........
:D

So is it $7,000 or $12,000 for first time buyers? As my partner is...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2004, 12:52 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: GBP savings account

I took out an ISA before moving out here and don't intend to cash it in for a few years. There's no problem with having exisiting accounts in Britain even if you live overseas, it depends on your...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2004, 12:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: English Football in Brisbane

Fortunately the Aussies have better licensing laws than the Brits so you can watch football at all hours. Next Saturday will see me at Adelaide casino for the Arsenal/Totteringham game. Casinos are...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2004, 12:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: The dangerous fauna of Oz

Just hospitalised? Oh that's alright then.
:rolleyes:

I do love the snakes, have to admit, and I'm going out looking for them. The Red Bellied Black lay motionless so I had a good chance to get...
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2004, 12:39 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kentish Man

The dangerous fauna of Oz

Recently arrived in my new country and am currently living in the sticks with the in-laws until January. I seem to remember a couple of threads assuring people that although Oz has it's fair share of...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2004, 9:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Haven't posted for a while, but the yellow envelope arrived yesterday and guess what

Well I hope it all goes to plan mate. Worry not, most problems in life are trivial, just concentrate on enjoying yourself and looking after loved ones and all will be well.
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2004, 9:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Haven't posted for a while, but the yellow envelope arrived yesterday and guess what

Kimberley Clark, just round the corner.

No idea what work I'll be doing. Living with the in laws in SA until January and that's in the middle of nowhere so the only work is in vineyards. Will be...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2004, 8:53 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Haven't posted for a while, but the yellow envelope arrived yesterday and guess what

Mrs Kentish once wore a pair of my trousers, I told her that was the last time she'd be wearing them in our relationship. She then told me to put her knickers on. I duly obliged and she said 'If you...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2004, 8:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Kentish Man

Re: Where To Live In Adelaiade?

Lived in Adelaide for a while, Mrs Kentish is from there. If I was planning to settle in Adelaide there is only one place I would go. Glenelg. By the beach, nice area with plenty of shops, bars etc...
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