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Aug 21st 2008, 6:29 am
Replies: 106
Views: 12,605
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Our story 2 1/2 years

Hi there

I would be very interested to see how Brisbane works out for you. We are in Melbourne and I am not very happy here (OH loves it but that is because he has a fantastic job - better than...
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2008, 5:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Melbourne meet up sat 30th of Aug

Hi there

We would have loved to come to this, but can't make the 30th. Please do let us know of any more that are happening in the future.

Dave and Sarah

PS I hope the weather is better...
Forum: Australia
Oct 12th 2006, 2:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Parent Visa - need help

Alan, this is excellent advise, I have passed it onto my folks. They aren't very wealthy I am afraid, so I am hoping there is some way we can still get them over here. They run a very successfull...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2006, 4:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Generally speaking .....

We are less financially off, but we don't live on credit like we did in the UK - literally we budget to make our monthly income last, which means pulling in our belts - even more so since buying our...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2006, 4:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By coxfamuk

Parent Visa - need help

Hi there

Can anyone tell me if their parents came over to Australia after them and how they did it.

The situation is thus:
3 siblings - one in Aus (me), one on Isle of man (soon to be in South...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2005, 10:59 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,045
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: "GOT IT" !!!!!!!!

Can't help you with the house, but congratulations. You must be so chuffed - I know we were!!!
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2005, 12:55 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Oh Happy Days!!!!! We Got It!!

A huge congratulations. It is a good feeling isn't it. Where are you headed and when?
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2005, 10:52 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,281
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Yep, we got it!!

Thanks three legs

Now the initial shock of it is over, we are really getting into the idea of how much better our lives are going to be (not quantity, but quality). We are really excited now.
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2005, 10:35 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,281
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Yep, we got it!!

I really appreciate that Fraser - I will definitely take you up on that. We are like chickens without heads at the moment, trying to get everything sorted for our departure as well as preparing to...
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2005, 10:30 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,281
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Yep, we got it!!

Thanks Ruth. We will be staying with my SIL for a month or so until our stuff arrives. She lives in Cheltenham and we will probably be settling in around the mentone/cheltenham area as we have...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2005, 7:14 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,281
Posted By coxfamuk

Yep, we got it!!

Hi there everyone

I haven't been on here for such a long time. The whole process was exhausting (and depressing) me, so I took a break, but on Tuesday after all the stress, we finally got our...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2005, 10:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By coxfamuk

A question about banking

Hi there

In the runup to christmas I have, as you do, overspent on my credit card and have now realised that there is little chance of me paying it off before we leave for Australia around March...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2005, 8:22 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Can Expats ever really.....

I have said this before, I was born in the UK but when I was 8 my folks emigrated to South Africa. Growing up there I never felt south african as we had no history there, no other family. All my...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2005, 11:36 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,590
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Delayed reaction

Hi there Anne

Only read this today. Congratulations - you must be so delighted. Have any idea of when you will be leaving (sorry if that was answered before, haven't read whole thread).

Take...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2005, 11:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: An update

Hi there everyone

Thanks for the well wishes and thoughts. I am feeling a lot less stressed and am calmer (children and hubby breathe a sigh of relief!). It is basically in the lap of the gods...
Forum: Australia
Nov 3rd 2005, 12:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By coxfamuk

An update

Wow, it seems forever since I have been on here. Just think there was a time when I logged on as often as I possibly could - BE became my life at one point!!

Well, I thought I would just update...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2005, 5:09 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,886
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Homesick!

Do you know that I see my mum and sister almost every day and there isn't a day that goes by whereby I try to imagine what it will be like not having them in my life and there are times when it...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2005, 5:02 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,327
Posted By coxfamuk

We have finally done it

Exhanged on our house that is!! Those of you who have read my previous threads a few weeks ago will know what a hassle we had selling the house in the first place, but although it has taken a while,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 7:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: The forces, they are against us!!

Good idea. The guy at the insurance company said that they are getting more and more compensation claims through and they know that most of them are fake but they are powerless to do anything about...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 7:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By coxfamuk

The forces, they are against us!!

Wow, what a few weeks it has been and it doesn't seem set to end any time soon!

I haven't posted for a while, partly because I was finding all the negative stuff about Oz a bit depressing (she...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 6:47 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Be aware when packing your container..

:scared: My daughter has over 60 beanie babies - she will be devastated if they got confiscated (come to think of it, so will I at £4 minimum a pop!!)
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 6:39 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,114
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: we're here!

Wow Bridie, it doesn't seem that long since you were wondering if you were EVER going to get your visa!! How is everything going? Can't wait to hear how it is all panning out.

Take care and best...
Forum: Australia
Sep 22nd 2005, 7:49 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 12,148
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Who fancies a South Coast Meet?

You can count us in, depending on date and time of course.
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2005, 4:18 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,560
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Australia or Canada, possitives and negatives

I haven't been to Canada (but I just know I could not put up with those harsh winters and the threat of big cat and grizzly attacks), and have only been to Melbourne on a holiday that turned into a...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2005, 9:49 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,774
Posted By coxfamuk

Re: Melbourne next Terror target

What worried me is that the Aus government haven't changed the security level status as they want to authenticate the tape! I appreciate you don't want to cause mass panic, but surely they should go...
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