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Sep 5th 2010, 6:57 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By vaughant

Re: Looks like it could be the end of the road for us :(

Hmmm,bit odd their asking you that when they clearly want you out there, hence your application via PNP?Its more likely a standard question that they ask peeps who are in that position. I personally...
Forum: Canada
Aug 30th 2010, 8:33 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,062
Posted By vaughant

Re: Help/suggestions needed for student on way to Wales

hee hee,very true that!!!You could probably get motorhead to play in your front room now as well as their getting on a bit!!!
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2010, 11:42 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

That's fine,I don't take offence on Internet forums mate!!!although I must say there are a few on here that like to home in on someone who dares disagree with them but that's life!

To be...
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2010, 9:45 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,062
Posted By vaughant

Re: Help/suggestions needed for student on way to Wales

Hi eve,well done on your placement in Swansea metropolitain university!!

Right,I've lived here since 1979 so let me enlighten you.first of all,it dosent rain all the time,it's something English...
Forum: Canada
Aug 23rd 2010, 9:01 am
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

Yeah,I think I basically covered that in one of my posts,no one really likes others coming in and telling you what to do,how bad you are etc. and as I said,in their defence they were really good...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 8:29 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

Why not?I'm sure not all canadian employers are like Linamar!!as I said,their personalities were fine but just their ideas a bit off!I'm sure plenty of people think all welsh people sing in...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 8:13 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,018
Posted By vaughant

Re: The House Price Myth?

Looking at forums on the net for decent places to commute to Cardiff too, a few recommended towns came up with houses in that range. One of the areas recommended for instance was Caerphilly. Have a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 7:53 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

not that I can understand it.


"After all,why do the canadians need so many immigrants if their all so brilliant themselves?"

If you arrive here with that attitude then life is going to be a...
Aug 22nd 2010, 7:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,186
Posted By vaughant

Re: Basic level of French?

Thanks,think I'll give it a miss!!!if it was life or death maybe but I'm pretty sure I'm well in spec anyway!!!
Aug 22nd 2010, 12:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,186
Posted By vaughant

Basic level of French?

I've only done a dummy online points test and although I was well inside the 67 points,I did put down a basic level of French in the language section along with a full level of English.

Having...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 12:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By vaughant

Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 11:53 am
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

Or they bought it at the start of a known economic downturn them and they then proceeded to ruin the place to the point where it's now closing in the next month,very shrewd!!!

Why are you getting...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 10:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,018
Posted By vaughant

Re: The House Price Myth?

£120k for a decent 3bed house near Cardiff?I think your living in property fantasy land!you'd be buying an ex council house at best for that in a pretty rough area,up the valleys you may get a 3bed...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2010, 3:13 am
Replies: 126
Views: 13,060
Posted By vaughant

Re: halifax unsure wether to stay or go back to uk

Well,having worked for a canadian employer in the uk I can give you this one important bit of advice,allow them to believe that they really are better than you,because that WILL be what they are...
Forum: Canada
Aug 15th 2010, 2:06 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

I can see a lot of truth in that statement in your defence,there are a lot of idiots driving SUVs but no more,in fact a lot less than the amount driving people carriers following their sat navs...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2010, 8:13 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Certainly not sir,right now I'd imagine a tramp to be "considerably richer than me" but I think it's a bit of a cop out to suggest everyone who owns an x5 is a twat.

Whenever I see somene driving...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2010, 2:59 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Some good news though,you don't need to borrow any more dollars to sound ridiculous,you've shown that by your replies to this thread already!!!

Why do you keep harping on about people having to...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2010, 2:55 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Look,what I'm getting at is this,go and drive one and see what I mean,they handle exceptionally well,full stop ( or period if you prefer),so simply stating it has a higher centre of gravity therfore...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14th 2010, 1:51 am
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Ridiculous statement,how can anyone prevent an "accident",it's an unavoidable event and I know what I'd rather be in,not some poxy car that ncap deem better,but a nice big 4x4!!have you ever seen a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2010, 9:09 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Focii are an excellent car in all honesty,but their no x5,i've had both so I know.

The x5 is a really good handling vehicle,as stated by the press at launch that it was comparable to the 5 series...
Forum: Canada
Aug 12th 2010, 8:44 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Rich seems a little quiet on that one?that's not a sports car,read the definition above as that MUST be the only explanation of a sports car??:rofl::D:rofl:


It's clear rich is knowledgeable...
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2010, 11:55 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

As Adrian said,it's our interpretation of a modern sports car,regardless of what the manufacturers may say,after all,did Volkswagen originally Market the golf gti as a "hot hatch"?I believe the press...
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2010, 8:31 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,082
Posted By vaughant

Re: I am getting Itchy Feet......

Hi to the op.this was my fear of ns,I'm an industrial spark and where there were good opportunities,they seemed to be in some pretty remote locations!!the property prices were awesome though,we could...
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2010, 8:00 pm
Forum: Canada
Aug 11th 2010, 7:59 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 10,353
Posted By vaughant

Re: Exporting vehicle and Household goods - Any Advice!

Oh yeah,but they put that in a 3 series BMW!!!

That's big power for a work truck though,don't suppose you want to get stuck in the snow etc out there!!!

Vw do a 5.0 litre v10 diesel over here...
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