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Forum: The Barbie
Nov 23rd 2015, 5:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Briar

Re: Decent travel (roaming) SIM cards?

I used one that came with Covermore Travel Insurance when I was in UK earlier this year. Totally bad decision. I now have a cheapy 10 year old technology Samsung bought for 10quid and I used it...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 20th 2015, 2:18 am
Replies: 136
Views: 11,812
Posted By Briar

Re: Not so obvious things that every new Australian resident needs to know

You obviously haven't been to Perth in the summer. Even with a windscreen shade and dark tinted windows, a car parked all day in the sun is like a furnace inside. And you certainly wouldn't want...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 17th 2015, 5:48 am
Replies: 136
Views: 11,812
Posted By Briar

Re: Not so obvious things that every new Australian resident needs to know

Just be aware that the metal buckle of a seat belt will become a branding iron if your car has been parked in the sun during summer!
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 6th 2015, 7:08 am
Replies: 84
Views: 4,925
Posted By Briar

Re: Geert Wilders

I think Geert Wilders says what a lot of people are thinking but are too scared to say out loud. The support for him, and others with the same views,is growing in UK and Europe and they are polling...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2015, 7:33 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

Brilliant - sanity prevails! It was such a pain when they brought in that new ruling when they changed all the other passport renewal rules. I refused to send my Australian passport, and they...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2015, 10:05 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

Totally agree and I did use that argument that if I had sent my application from Australia instead of doing it in person in London, that the photo would have been the same one. But as I said, the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2015, 9:59 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

They will not accept copies of any other passport, but want the original passport sent to them. I wasn't happy about sending my Australian passport, which was why I decided to renew my Brit one...
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2015, 3:55 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

Extremely picky I found. I renewed my Australian passport around the same time so used photos I had from that for my Brit passport. They wouldn't accept the photo as they were "not taken in UK"...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2015, 4:25 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

That's good Shaozzy.

I renewed mine at the London Passport Office whilst in UK in March. I had to be in London for business that day, so waiting around for 4 hours was not a problem. All...
Jan 23rd 2015, 8:52 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,674
Posted By Briar

Re: Halal Certification in Australia

Deceit... embarrassment...
Jan 22nd 2015, 8:47 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,674
Posted By Briar

Re: Halal Certification in Australia

thank you...part of my point
Jan 21st 2015, 8:01 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,674
Posted By Briar

Re: Halal Certification in Australia

Sorry Dreamy but your name gives you away... you are one of the "Head in the Sand" crowd.

Do some research and you will find that this is a real threat to western life in Australia.

I...
Jan 20th 2015, 11:39 am
Replies: 166
Views: 9,718
Posted By Briar

Re: Thank God/Blame God

Love that Dorothy... guess it would have gone down as well as:lol::lol: my comment when brother told us he had "found the Lord" and I said..."didn't know he was lost"!...
Jan 20th 2015, 7:44 am
Replies: 166
Views: 9,718
Posted By Briar

Re: Thank God/Blame God

Yep know where you are coming from. I have a brother who is a "Born Again Christian"..... so over the "God stuff" from him! Thankfully there is half a world between us! I did wonder to start...
Jan 20th 2015, 7:34 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,674
Posted By Briar

Halal Certification in Australia

Recently I have been seeing so many articles in the media and on social media about Halal Certification of food, goods and services in Australia, and how the fees received by a so-called Halal...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2015, 6:53 am
Replies: 254
Views: 109,892
Posted By Briar

Re: British Passports when in Australia

Brilliant Beermonster. I have been following this thread and the news online about the disaster that renewing a Brit passport has become and now that I am an Australian Citizen and passport holder I...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 23rd 2014, 10:26 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,658
Posted By Briar

Re: Do you have a pool

We are in WA and have a salt pool... we keep it up to scratch all year so we never let it go green - too expensive to get it back to what it should be. We also have solar heating for it so use the...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 19th 2014, 2:28 am
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Briar

Re: Anyone thirsty?

YUK! Why would anyone be proud enough of that to let the media in on it!???
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 19th 2014, 2:26 am
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Briar

Re: Check your wallets

Thanks for the headsup! I just went rushing to the safe only to find that my stash of UK currency is woefully smaller than 50GBP so this didn't apply to me. Now feeling a tad depressed as I...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 17th 2014, 9:37 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Briar

Re: Curtains & blinds: Perth recommendations

Be good to hear who you choose as we all need to have the heads up on good deals and good companies.....
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 16th 2014, 8:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Briar

Re: Curtains & blinds: Perth recommendations

Ah I get your problem.... Depending on where you live in Perth, there is a place I drive past on the corner of Nicholson Rd and Albany Hwy called Betta Curtains.... no idea what they are like......
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 15th 2014, 4:11 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Briar

Re: The Cresta Clan's Annus horribilis

Sorry to hear this Cresta.... can only be up from now on I guess.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 15th 2014, 4:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Briar

Re: Curtains & blinds: Perth recommendations

Try Spotlight..... they also do a good range of readymade curtains and blinds.
Jan 9th 2014, 7:09 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,768
Posted By Briar

Re: Strangers recently registered for council tax and utility bills at grandfather’s

Your view only. There are too many welfare cheats in this world and if you were a genuine welfare recipient having biometric data to identify you and your dependents and having vouchers to spend in...
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