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Forum: The Barbie
Aug 28th 2006, 8:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Book recommendation

I did point out that it was for like-minded folk. :rolleyes:

I guess it doesn't bother you that things like head lice, fleas and bacteria have become resistant to the man-made poisons that are...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 28th 2006, 5:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Bella Donna

Book recommendation

For anyone like me, who likes to use *green* products around the home, and to use as few *chemicals* as possible, I would like to recommend a book I bought last week. Entitled "Chemcial Free Pest...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 28th 2006, 5:06 am
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Officially homeless.....

Ticking over, Hilary. :) We had a scare a couple of weeks ago when we found a tumour on our dog's neck. Took him to the vet who thought it was a benign growth, but this was only confirmed last...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 28th 2006, 3:42 am
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Officially homeless.....

Good luck to you all, Hilary. Wonderful to hear that your wait is nearly over. Good news on the house - glad it all worked out well for you.

Have a safe journey and a fantastic life in Oz. :)
...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 27th 2006, 9:33 am
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Bella Donna

Chocolate making

Anyone know where I can get some inexpensive chocolate molds in the Port Kennedy/Rockingham area please? :)

TIA.

Sue
Forum: Australia
Aug 23rd 2006, 1:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Perth-Rockingham hairdresser

I go to Lynn in Momo's in Rockingham City. She's a fabulous cutter. :)

Sue
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2006, 2:16 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: School meals in Oz

Dd's school offers a *canteen* menu which they promote as being a *healthy choice*. Yes....well..... Sausage rolls, pizza slices, pasties, hot dogs, hash browns, pies, flavoured milks, flavoured...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2006, 9:53 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: UK child Benefits

From the Inland Revenue site:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/childbenefit/eligible.htm#abroad

"You must tell us straight away if you, your child, children or all of you leave the UK permanently or for...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2006, 9:48 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: UK child Benefits

When I rang the child tax credits office they said they couldn't accept the details until after we had moved. I was told to write to them after we got here and give them our new address. Did this,...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 15th 2006, 2:17 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Tsunami

What like this one? ;) http://www.guardian.co.uk/tsunami/story/0,15671,1419355,00.html
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 15th 2006, 1:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Bella Donna

Why did God make mothers?

Bright kids!!

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Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions:

Why did God make mothers?
1. She's the only one who...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2006, 2:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Endometritis

If you mean endometriosis, I can't see that being a problem. It's getting pretty common, sadly. Pregnancy often sorts it out. :o)
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2006, 12:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Goats Milk & Goats Milk Formula

Sorry for asking the obvious but have you considered breastfeeding #2 - which might even help prevent he/she being atopic? Or are you talking post-weaning? Apologies if I've misunderstood.

Sue
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2006, 11:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Medical records etc - what to bring?

Strictly speaking, althogugh you have a right to see your medical records in the UK and to have copies made of them (for a fee!), the records remain the property of the NHS and will be retained in...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2006, 11:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Lepto update

Helen, are you posting with two IDs here? I'm getting confused as your posts seem identical in subject to those of *meg*. I'm assuming you're one and the same.

I cannot understand what is going...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2006, 8:39 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,217
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Aussie Milk.?

Elaborate please? rBGH is banned in Oz...so....????
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2006, 3:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: dog failed 2nd lepto test...

Sorry you are going through this - what a nightmare for you.

I understood that the dogs are clear to fly out when the lepto antibody levels start dropping (at best) or stays the same (at worst)....
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2006, 2:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: UK child Benefits

We notified the Child Benefit Office through the on-line form about a month before we left the UK. They acknowledged the notification, and CHB was paid up to and including the time we left.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 30th 2006, 2:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Britain's sperm crisis

Yes, these were the sorts of daft thoughts I was having! Gives a whole new meaning to the expression *Superdad*!!

The other thought that struck me was "God, he must be bloody knackered!" :D
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 30th 2006, 1:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Bella Donna

Britain's sperm crisis

This whole article (http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1204520.ece) rather makes the mind boggle...

For instance...."In Scotland there is now only one active sperm donor, and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 30th 2006, 9:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Bella Donna

Anti-smoking campaigner Carr is diagnosed with lung cancer

Ironic in the extreme....

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2292037,00.html
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2006, 3:01 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Oh no! Veggie prices could soar due to UK 'heatwave'

Quite agree - I was just thinking how daft it was that veggies should be suffering while fruit is abundant....

I could live with bumper crops of strawberries..... :D
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2006, 2:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Oh no! Veggie prices could soar due to UK 'heatwave'

Ah, but...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/5216986.stm

"This summer's heatwave is set to give a record fruit crop..." :rolleyes:
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2006, 11:24 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,015
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Americans 'too fat' for full medical diagnosis

I have never understood this obsession (especially from Tony Blair in the UK) with getting junk food ads banned. As long as the parents do the food shopping, what the hell does it matter *what* they...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2006, 5:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Bella Donna

Re: Shocked....

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=2244413&page=1
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