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Aug 22nd 2011, 9:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Moving from Dublin to Bristol after 6 years away - Eeeekk!

You may also want to consider Keynsham - between Bath and Bristol. Small town on direct line in to Bristol
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2009, 9:33 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 7,106
Posted By Tujeste

Re: American Food

Decent mexican food - Good takeaway burritos especially
Almost any fruit and veg from our local farmers market (Cabrillo College in Aptos) - particularly :
bunches of cheap and tasty basil (to...
Forum: USA
Feb 15th 2009, 2:19 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,361
Posted By Tujeste

Re: What Brit Food can I Take to an International Lunch?

Summer Pudding - that is if you can get the fruit at this time of year
Nov 8th 2008, 10:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 18,784
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Nice areas of Bristol

Hi Miss Piggy

I'm currently living in Bristol area. Several posters have mentioned areas on the Eastern side of the city - basically between Bristol and Bath - and this is the area where I'm...
Aug 23rd 2008, 4:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Tujeste

Re: gas and electric bills

Gas / electricity £50 a month
Council tax £125
Water £45

3 bedroom semi in Bristol/Bath area
Aug 1st 2008, 8:53 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,463
Posted By Tujeste

Re: We've bought a house!

Wembury, Wembury - did ya say Wembury?

I'll be down there next week - can I down a pint for you at the Odd Wheel?
Jul 30th 2008, 10:34 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,074
Posted By Tujeste

Re: First Visit Home in 15 Years am I in for a Shock ??

woops, didnt mean to submit that just then...

Anyway - as for shocks - you may be surprised at the cost of housing, but its probably pretty similar to housing costs where you are. Inflation is...
Jul 30th 2008, 10:23 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,074
Posted By Tujeste

Re: First Visit Home in 15 Years am I in for a Shock ??

Football season is about to start Hove - lots of friendly "warm-up" games going on so your daughter may get a chance to see a game. Check the club websites.

New words... hmmmm I was confused by...
Jun 8th 2008, 7:03 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,369
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Ho many of you are there

Exactly one entry in the Cardiff phone book for my wifes maiden name.......(my M-I-L)

37 pages in the San Jose phone book! (Okay i exaggerate - but a lot). Guess my wifes background
Jun 2nd 2008, 9:08 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 9,576
Posted By Tujeste

Re: The 1st thing u will do when you get back??

We were in Santa Cruz (Northern) California for ten years before coming back here just over 5 years ago........

I do miss being right by the sea (we're living now in between Bristol and Bath) -...
Forum: USA
Apr 30th 2008, 12:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By Tujeste

Re: The big moving list..

And if you are a gardener (or a hiker, camper etc) watch out for things like Poison Oak, poison ivy and sumac. I dont think you get the first one down south (its a west coast plant IIRC) but I think...
Apr 30th 2008, 12:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Declaring US homes on UK Taxes

As regards US tax return - give IRS your UK address .... and start reading up on foreign income exclusion

Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2008, 4:04 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By Tujeste

Re: The big moving list..

If you are moving with a job you may want to keep track (and receipts) of your moving expenses. You may be able to use these expenses to knock down your tax bill

Notify HMRC (Pensions, National...
Forum: France
Apr 8th 2008, 10:02 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,518
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Netball in Paris? Cool lively cheapish bars?

Hi Helen
I lived in Paris a few years back (too many years back!) and played hockey for CF Paris - which is Circle Feminin de Paris (although they run mens teams too). They play over in the 16th...
Apr 6th 2008, 1:23 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,843
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Gas bill

we pay £40 month for gas and electricity for a 3 bed semi in the SW of the UK

So £480 for the year - actually £5680 for the year as we get aan £80 discount for using direct debit
Forum: USA
Mar 10th 2008, 11:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By Tujeste

Re: Any brits in San Jose, CA?

Lots of Brits in and around San Jose area. I'm surprised no-ones replied already - maybe they just arent on this forum.

There is a Brit pub called the Brittania which may give you a start if you...
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