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Mar 1st 2015, 5:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,572
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: 4 Years today!

congratulations- time flies when you having fun!
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 1st 2015, 5:27 am
Replies: 86
Views: 7,353
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Australian forums a bit quiet

We are 7 1/2 years in- and still loving our life here on the Gold coast!
;)
Forum: Australia
Feb 19th 2014, 10:35 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Crime Map - Queensland.

My husband is an ex police officer- His comments regarding the crime map were that its very misleading. Crime statistics are a very debatable subject regarding how they are reported.
we looked at...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2012, 5:10 am
Replies: 6,939
Views: 492,157
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

Hot, sunny and a bit windy at Tangalooma right now
Nov 16th 2012, 7:29 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,612
Posted By sa2uk2oz

5 and a half years on the Gold coast

Wow, just realised it's been almost 5 and a half years since we made to move to Australia.. and as they say time flies when you are having fun!
So much has happened since we arrived-and there's lots...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 14th 2012, 9:06 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,205
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: I joined 'the club'

Congratulations.. :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2012, 1:55 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,692
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: going alone..to take dog or not?

this may have been your experience, but as i said, here on the gold coast, 2 of our friends were unable to secure decent rentals as quick as they hoped because of their animals. Perhaps its...
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2012, 7:38 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,692
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: going alone..to take dog or not?

Hi there
Don't want to put a spanner in the works, but a large proportion of rental properties won't allow pets over here. Friends of ours who brought their cats battled to get a decent rental that...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 16th 2011, 7:35 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 10,022
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Biltong stokkies

unfortunately the 6kg dries out to about 3.5kg so by the time all the friends get a piece, usually lasts a week!
Don't forget the secret in the marinading of the meat for 24 hours before hanging.....
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 16th 2011, 10:14 am
Replies: 54
Views: 10,022
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Biltong stokkies

Here is my husband's biltong box. He made it himself, has a light and fan and the front is covered in mesh. He has the recipe down to perfection, and most people who try it prefer it to the SA...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 10th 2011, 10:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: graysonline

we often buy our wine on line from graysonline and use the autobid option up to the maximum we are prepared to pay. Most bottles cost us around $7 a bottle delivered for Marlborough Sauv Blancs,...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2011, 11:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Wedding Anniversary .. Nice place to stay GC/Brisbane?

we went down to Peppers resort at Kingscliffe for our 20th wedding anniversary 2 yrs ago.. Really nice break, lovely pool area to relax :thumbsup:.. and food was good too!
...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 2nd 2011, 3:45 am
Replies: 768
Views: 40,949
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Rugby World Cup 2011 Thread

interesting to see that Canada have scored 2 tries already against the mighty All Blacks... so their defence is not as impenetrable as it seems..
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2011, 4:34 am
Replies: 6,939
Views: 492,157
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

27 degrees and beautiful sunny, blue clear skies at the moment in Robina...::cool:
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2011, 9:20 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,978
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Flights back to the UK - a few questions!

you can also use www.travelocity.co.uk website to book flights on. they charge you in pounds, and we use our uk funds to pay for flights when i book with them.
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2011, 5:52 am
Replies: 101
Views: 8,494
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: What do teens get up to in oz?

We're on the gold coast, and have been here for 4 years now. Our daughter was 16 when we arrived, and did her last 17 months of schooling here.There is definitely more for them to do that where we...
Forum: Australia
Aug 1st 2011, 1:11 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 10,947
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: census,2011

Just did ours online, took 15 mins
Forum: Australia
Jul 24th 2011, 12:21 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 19,451
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Is Costco membership worthwhile?

we were in Melbourne for the weekend, borrowed a friends card.
Bought huge bottles of tabasco sauce for $5.99 ( the small bottles last about 3 weeks in our house) bought a few other items.. wish...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2011, 11:01 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,385
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: prescription costs

my husband is on medication for high cholesterol is around $34 a month
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2011, 9:08 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,759
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Can't sell the house do we rent it out or forget the dream!!

We were only given 5 months to activate our visa, and the only time we could come over as we had another overseas holiday booked was for 6 days at Christmas in 2006. It cost a lot , but was well...
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2011, 2:37 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,494
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Why have they taken tax off my husband

mine was also worked out pro rata. I started work in Sep 2007 and by the end of that tax year did not get the whole $6000 rebate, only 10/12 of it.
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2011, 1:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,274
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: Air Asia - any good?

we flew with Air Asia, gold coast to Stansted, via KL.
then onto South Africa after a week with BA, then back to Brisbane with Qantas. To be honest, the service on the Air Asia flight was far better...
Forum: The Barbie
May 31st 2011, 11:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,215
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: RIP S/Con Damian Leeding

Such sad news. My husband has served with both the South African Police and with Thames Valley Police. I can't begin to imagine what his family are going through. Hope those scumbags who are...
May 24th 2011, 12:51 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,496
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: The big move - Torn between job sponsorship of going it alone for visa.

If you can, do the skilled migrant visa option. $3500 is less than a month's salary for most people here, and its well worth it!
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2011, 8:00 am
Replies: 87
Views: 21,214
Posted By sa2uk2oz

Re: POMS IN PARADISE

me too..:thumbup:
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