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Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2006, 8:55 am
Replies: 94
Views: 4,766
Posted By ginaf

Re: Interest rates up again

I have been following the Sydney market on Realestate.com.au for a while now and have seen the same things as you. House listed for auction, doesn't sell. Same house listed for sale at offers above,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2006, 9:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By ginaf

The housing market in 2/3 years time - Crystal ball anyone?

Just wondering if anyone has any insight on the housing market in Oz? With interest rates likely to rise next month and anothe rise predicted for february and beyond that who knows....what could...
Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2006, 7:06 am
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By ginaf

Re: Hills District, Sydney?

Thanks so much for the responses, unfortunately we don't have time for a reccie as we are going out in 9 months.

Rudi, fantastic thanks. 131500 quoted travelling time as 1 hr 10 mins by bus, I was...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2006, 4:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By ginaf

Hills District, Sydney?

Hi,

We are coming out next July/August and are really unsure as to where to live. Just to bang on a bit about ourselves :o , we have a number of reasons as to why we wanted to move to Oz (as...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2006, 9:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By ginaf

Re: Hellish start in Sydney

Hi, not in Sydney yet but will also be moving there next year (July-Aug) with a 6 and a 2 year old. Just to wish you good luck and if you wish to get in touch then please do! :)
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 2nd 2006, 4:46 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 9,316
Posted By ginaf

Re: Where are you all from?

I live in Cambridge and am married to a Kiwi. We are heading off to Sydney in 2008 :rolleyes:
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 2nd 2006, 10:15 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,807
Posted By ginaf

Re: What's your favourite Australian / New Zealand Film?

The Castle "That one's going straight to the pool room".
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 21st 2006, 10:17 am
Replies: 144
Views: 3,376
Posted By ginaf

Forum: The Barbie
Sep 21st 2006, 10:06 am
Replies: 144
Views: 3,376
Posted By ginaf

Re: Are we allowed to karma-whore???

I could do with some, I haven't had any since november 2005 :cool:
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2006, 7:27 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 6,128
Posted By ginaf

Re: Apologies in advance for my question. But how old are most of you?

Me 28, him 36 and a 6 and 2 year old. Not coming out for 22 months (not that I'm counting!) but are coming out for a reccie in 10 months (ditto!) due to trying to save for a postage stamp in Sydney...
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2006, 5:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By ginaf

Re: Relocation from the UK

Hi, The U.S is such a difficult one and to be perfectly honest it is very unlikely that you would get sponsorship from a U.S company and if you did it still does not guarantee you a Green Card at the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2006, 1:14 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By ginaf

Re: Relocation from the UK

Hi, with regards to the U.S, are you sure you can get a Visa? I say this because we we are similar to you with regards to husbands work/education credentials and we stood no chance of working there...
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2006, 1:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By ginaf

Re: What are Showbags?

Thanks for the answers, I get it now. sounds a bit like the fairgrounds in the U.K where you pay £2 for a child to "win a prize every time" and it is a piece of tat worth 20p.
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2006, 11:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By ginaf

What are Showbags?

A friend is has said she is going to send my kids a couple of "Showbags" from the Royal Melbourne Show. What are they, are they an Aussie thing, or am I just completely stuck in the dark ages?
...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2006, 8:43 am
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By ginaf

Re: Custom designing your own house?

Thanks for the responses. Husband seems to think you can buy a plot of land and put anything you like on it. The responses seem to confirm that this is certainly not the case.

Wol - that is really...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2006, 5:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By ginaf

Custom designing your own house?

I know a lot of folks on here are having houses built but has anyone had one custom built to their own design?

We are off to Sydney and are looking to buy a plot of land with a knockdown on and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2006, 5:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By ginaf

Re: To Buy or not To Buy

From this morning's SMH

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/housing-crash-puts-sellers-in-debt-crisis/2006/08/20/1156012414995.html

It is going to be 2 years before we buy a house in Sydney and...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 3rd 2006, 10:20 am
Replies: 108
Views: 2,822
Posted By ginaf

Re: Comfort food?

"Proper" ham sandwiches on pappy white bread with a bag of Walkers Cheese and Onion crisps and a cup of tea.

Or

Lamb Shanks with lots of creamy mash and apple crumble and custard to follow :o
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 30th 2006, 9:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By ginaf

Re: What do I do?

I would go with your gut feeling and I think it is obvious from your post what your gut feeling is!
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 18th 2006, 5:10 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By ginaf

Re: Anyone had a stopover in Dubai?

We have stayed at Le Royal Meridien a few times and love it. It has it's own private stretch of Jumeirah beach, has gorgeous swimming pools and the restaurants are lovely. I can't think of anything...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 18th 2006, 1:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By ginaf

Re: Cake Dressing for 3 yr girl Bday Party

I agree with fairies and princesses and it is very easy for parents to find dressing up costumes. My little girl just went to a fairy party and the mother had managed to make a fairy castle cake...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 18th 2006, 1:31 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By ginaf

Re: Overnight in Bahrain - where to stay?

I used to work in Bahrain and we used to be put up at the Diplomat Hotel. It has a nice pool and an Irish Bar/restaurant. I'm not sure of the prices though.
Forum: Australia
Jul 12th 2006, 12:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By ginaf

Re: Price Of Spectacles In Oz?

http://www.glassesdirect.co.uk/

I used this company in the U.K. I am not sure whether thay would ship to Oz or whether you would be able to have someone sent them out to Oz for you but I paid £15...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2006, 8:39 am
Replies: 76
Views: 4,020
Posted By ginaf

Re: Kids with dyspraxia, dyslexia, ADHD etc..

Hi,

I hope I'm not hijacking the thread but my six year olds school suspect he might have ADHD :( and although I haven't tried Eye Q, I have been trying to get him to take omega 3 oils with not...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2006, 4:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By ginaf

Relocation Packages - what tends to be included?

Hi,

My husband is in negotiations to start a job in the U.K prior to coming out to Oz. We are lucky in that they have a large office in Sydney and seem to be happy for us to transfer over there...
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