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Sep 10th 2010, 3:04 pm
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Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Hy Sally
Lloydminster is a strange place altogether. There is no public transport system at all :confused:

If you dont have a car, you either get a cab, (which isnt cheap!), or you walk. And if...
Sep 8th 2010, 5:38 pm
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Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Yeah - but, you will be happy!!!!:thumbup:
Sep 8th 2010, 5:08 pm
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Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Hy guys
Seeing whats being said on here, I would like to suggest we keep the comments more up beat rather than poking each other in the ribs on whats been said or what hasnt for that matter. I...
Sep 7th 2010, 2:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Hy Wilson
Best way is to use the net like we are are doing, plenty of info available and contact details online.

I have never heard of NAB, you could try the HSBC though, they may be able to...
Sep 7th 2010, 1:27 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

I can tell you with hand on heart, there are no Indian take -aways at all or restaurents, (not so much as a Filipino restaurent), there is something called the Wok Box and I did hear of a Chinese...
Sep 7th 2010, 12:53 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

My comment was not aimed at nationals in particular, but one of surprise at the vast number of people from different countries. Where I used to live, (small town) we probably never saw more than a...
Sep 1st 2010, 8:00 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

There are a lot of differences here, Lloydminster is not as crowded like Calgary for one thing - there are only about 22,000 people here and they are mostly Filipinos! Apparently another 110,000...
Sep 1st 2010, 7:00 pm
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Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Thanks for that piece of info: You might want to have a look at Beers of Europe. They are near Kings Lynn. A massive warehouse full of beer and wine and its a bloody big warehouse! Check out the...
Sep 1st 2010, 5:28 pm
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Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

The boredom thing is fekkin right mate - imagine, NO Indian restaurents, No Chinese restaurents, plenty of A&W, Arbies, Tony Romas, and McDonalds, (eeeww) and the cinema, (goodness, they actually...
Sep 1st 2010, 4:50 pm
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Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Any idea what kind of Christmas ales they might have? Fiddlers Elbow for sure, Rosey Nosey, and you must try Youngs Christmas Pudding Ale!!!! :beer:
Aug 31st 2010, 11:13 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Cant remember the last time I went to a Morrisons store. Maybe they got good deals but do they have a mega large range of ales like Tesco?
Aug 31st 2010, 10:58 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,737
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Luton?

I used to live in Hertfordshire, Old Welwyn. Quaint little village then moved onto Sandy just outside Biggleswade, much better.

Flights can be done so much easier online without having to go to...
Aug 31st 2010, 10:34 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Tesco's
There's a name I havent heard in nearly three years! Must make a point of visiting the real ale section! :p
Aug 31st 2010, 7:16 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,196
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Returning from Where?

Hy
Wife and me are going back to the UK on December 1st after almost 3 years in Canada. The last 6 months will be spent in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan which has to be the most boring - uninviting -...
Aug 31st 2010, 7:04 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,737
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Luton?

Hy
We used to live in Bedfordshire (biggleswade) which is a borough of Luton and a much nicer place!

Luton is home to thousands of Muslims and Indians and parts of the town is quite rough,...
Aug 30th 2010, 7:00 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Humour is like a good bottle of Baileys, always manages to put a smile on my face :o)

A few things we will be taking back to the UK will be the ability to make shots now. Never done that before. ...
Aug 30th 2010, 5:55 pm
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Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

five times even - damm this Baileys is good :thumbsup:
Aug 30th 2010, 5:55 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Actually I got laid off f times in 2½ years - duh :rofl:
Aug 30th 2010, 3:20 pm
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Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Hey Charleygirl
Thanks for the kind words - yes, Sunday down your favourite local, with the smell of a gorgeous Sunday roast, covered in onion gravy with roasties and fresh veggies, phoar!! Will I...
Aug 30th 2010, 6:31 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,009
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Should I stop using this forum?

Hy Lorry1
My wife and I are going back to the UK this December after spending the last 3 months in lloydminster, before that we lived in Calgary for 2½ years. Lloydminster has to be the most...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2010, 4:56 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 32,382
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Why move to Canada?

Sorry IanK

But I need to say this - <Snip>
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2010, 4:52 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 32,382
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Why move to Canada?

The UK is coming out of the recession Mocol, like any other country it will take time to get back on its feet. If you look at UK job sites like Trovit, you will see there are loads of work...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2010, 4:49 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 32,382
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Why move to Canada?

Mocol
Jibes from muppets like Del boy for one thing

Failure to understand why HRSDC/SC is witholding an LMO from an employer, (refused 3 times) - when I have been offered two jobs.

Having to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2010, 4:19 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 32,382
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Why move to Canada?

Hey Paul

Of course I'm bitter and twisted - I'm sitting here with my thumb up my ass, all day - every day an not allowed to work. I'm not allowed to complain as its not the correct thing to do,...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19th 2010, 4:11 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 32,382
Posted By backhomeagain

Re: Why move to Canada?

Mocol
For the first six months of living in calgary, you get the impression that everythings sweet, people are friendly - decent food and a transport system that beats all the UK has to offer. Then...
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