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Dec 28th 2021, 7:31 pm
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Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: British Food recipes: Chick n Mush pie, Mushy peas

Madhur Jaffrey Taste of India for me :thumbup:
Dec 28th 2021, 7:26 pm
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Views: 3,494
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: British Food recipes: Chick n Mush pie, Mushy peas

I found that using safflower oil works very well. It has a high smoke point so you can get it really hot in the tin before you add the batter. They have always come out standing proud :thumbsup:
Dec 28th 2021, 7:17 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Genuine reasons are always fine. Breakdown Accidents Weather etc. As the owner of the company told me when I arrived. Its very easy to call the customer and explain why you are late. Its not to ring...
Dec 28th 2021, 7:02 pm
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Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Don't kid yourself. Most of the Canadian Prairies are in the minus 30s with the wind chill this week. That can last well into March/ April. Atlantic Canada doesn't get the prolonged extreme cold but...
Dec 28th 2021, 6:53 pm
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Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Trucking in NB generally comes in 4 flavours each with its own subsections:

US long haul: This could be Boston (nearest big US city ) 8 ish hours or it could be Los Angeles 6 full days. Most run...
Dec 20th 2021, 12:19 am
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Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Yes mate, plenty of reefers. I did that for the first 4 years. I am a bit tied up (ooh err mrs:rofl:) for the next few days but I will write you a full and proper response soon.
Dec 19th 2021, 7:59 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

It means that they will take you on, pay you and help you get through the tests. I was lent books to study from. I did a couple of shifts in the work shop being shown how to get through the air brake...
Dec 18th 2021, 3:46 pm
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Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: British Food recipes: Chick n Mush pie, Mushy peas

There is a food equipment shop here and I have been talking myself in and out of a Christmas present…

https://williamsfoodequipment.com/great-gift-ideas/hottest-cookware/?sort=alphaasc&page=1#
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Dec 18th 2021, 3:36 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Need a bit more info from the OP re experience.

Decent usually means medium to large companies in context of this situation. A quick internet search should be able to get some information on this...
Dec 18th 2021, 3:07 am
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Views: 3,494
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: British Food recipes: Chick n Mush pie, Mushy peas

A few things that will make you a much better cook to start with:

Learn how to do the basics and it will open up a huge amount of options. Making pastry, bread and base sauces is really easy to do...
Dec 18th 2021, 2:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Zipper merge in NB at your own risk !

I was rear ended when I lived in NB by a numpty trying to accelerate up the inside to stop me merging to the left. My lane was ending in a few hundred meters, the traffic was light, loads of room, I...
Dec 18th 2021, 1:56 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

Not having a Canadian commercial vehicle license isn’t a problem. As a foreign driver you are treated as a learner. This means passing the theory test, air brake license and practical driving test....
Dec 18th 2021, 1:38 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Trucking jobs seem to have dried up

There are plenty of jobs in trucking. A few you might even want to do ;)

I am a Trucker. I have been here for nearly 12 years. Lived in New Brunswick for 8, now in Ontario. As mentioned above the...
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2021, 7:09 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 9,624
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Final decision

It does seem that you have given it more than enough time to settle and feel happy. If after this long you feel the way that you do it’s unlikely to change. Apart from the obvious that the UK isn’t...
Oct 20th 2021, 6:39 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,071
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Nov 8 who is heading south?

I not encouraging anyone to panic buy but keep an eye on the requirements for everyone including essential workers to be vaccinated to enter the US come January. There could be further disruptions...
Oct 20th 2021, 6:37 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,071
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Nov 8 who is heading south?

I cross North into the US 5 days a week :p
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2020, 1:42 am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,489
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Car Insurance for the first time in Ontario

I have had my car with them for 10 years. I have had house insurance for 6. I always check both every year and they have never once come close to the best deal on my house insurance.

Always waste...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2020, 1:37 am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,489
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Car Insurance for the first time in Ontario

I have been with them for 10 years. I had to claim once when someone rear ended me. They dealt with everything very well. Organised repairs and replacement vehicle straight away. Very good customer...
Dec 24th 2020, 8:35 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,594
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Rant-car dealerships

1. It is part of the conditioning process. They are trying to get you into the mindset that you need them more than they need you by using the fear of missing out. The most powerful weapon that they...
Nov 10th 2020, 10:29 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,583
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: Canada Post

Royal Mail have a long list of oopsies in my experience. The latest was sending a shirt that I ordered from the UK to China. :blink:​​​​​​

China post helpfully sent it onwards to Canada where it...
Sep 30th 2020, 1:58 am
Replies: 93
Views: 6,967
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: US Election 2020 - Predictions

Some perhaps. I actually think that many are just a product of a very broken and corrupt system run entirely for corporate gain and the concentration of wealth to the few.
Sep 30th 2020, 1:54 am
Replies: 93
Views: 6,967
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: US Election 2020 - Predictions

Sorry I forgot unless one is wealthy enough to benefit from the tax cuts he has doled out to the poor rich people that really need them. I honestly can't think of any other reasons why anyone would...
Sep 30th 2020, 12:33 am
Replies: 93
Views: 6,967
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: US Election 2020 - Predictions

I will be surprised if it takes that long to establish if there is a case or not.

I think that if this has any real impact on the election it will be that those who vote republican but don't care...
Sep 30th 2020, 12:18 am
Replies: 93
Views: 6,967
Posted By scrubbedexpat133

Re: US Election 2020 - Predictions

I said Dodgy Donald not dodgy tax returns 😉 The charge sheet is as long as your arm on that front.

As far as the Democratic party having no policy platform I will be diplomatic and say that's not...
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