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Jan 23rd 2019, 7:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,110
Posted By KAT16

Re: Uk Passport renewal

We sent my OH's off recently. Can you tell me did you check the website and was it updated? We submitted on Jan 12th and it still says send old passport. Do they wait until they receive your old one...
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 4th 2018, 8:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By KAT16

Re: 10 Years Today

Thanks Siouxie. Ok so if anyone is interested here goes.

We visited Canada 6 times over 2 years before making the move. Most times to Alberta which is where we decided to make our home but also...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 29th 2018, 8:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By KAT16

Smile 10 Years Today

I don't post on here very often anymore, I seem to have become a lurker but just wanted to share - it's 10yrs ago today that we landed at YYC.

What a fantastic experience its been. We really are...
Forum: Canada
Nov 7th 2017, 7:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By KAT16

Re: Shipping company is driving me mad! Please help!

We moved (Rutland to Calgary) with Doree Bonner 9 yrs ago - service was excellent - cost about 3500 pounds for a 20ft container (it was full) and took about 6weeks. Quote and final invoice were...
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2017, 10:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By KAT16

Re: Help! deceased parents and shipping items

Thankyou for the replies. I had it straight in my head but wanted to be sure my SIL didn't get interrogated at customs when she comes.

We're talking about books that my husbands parents used to...
Forum: Canada
Sep 12th 2017, 10:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By KAT16

Help! deceased parents and shipping items

Hi

Wonder if anyone out there can help?

My husbands parents both passed away earlier this year (worst year ever). His siblings have gone through the house and there are some items, books,...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2016, 8:01 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,017
Posted By KAT16

Re: Move to Alberta (Cochrane or elsewhere)/ job market

We live in Airdrie (been here for 8yrs) and although not as pretty as Cochrane, we still love it. It's growing fast though. Easy access to Calgary (10mins to the North), I work downtown and on a...
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 15th 2015, 7:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By KAT16

Re: 6yrs ago in land far far away...

Visit was good. Although reaffirmed the fact that I'm happy to be living here. Nothing bad to say about the homeland, didn't leave because we hated it, we just wanted something different.

Will be...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 29th 2014, 8:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By KAT16

6yrs ago in land far far away...

We packed up and got on a plane to start a new life in Alberta.

Lived in Airdrie from day 1 and love it. Wouldn't want to live anywhere else. Husband is involved with coaching the new Rugby...
Forum: Canada
Mar 3rd 2014, 8:21 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,158
Posted By KAT16

Re: Move to Calgary?

I agree with Geordie Lass, been here 5.1/2 yrs and love it. Wouldn't wanna be anywhere else.

Can always find something to do. OH is getting involved in Rugby so he's happy, 17yr old daughter...
Forum: Canada
Nov 12th 2013, 8:42 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,761
Posted By KAT16

Re: Roast potatoes

I haven't had a problem roasting ANY potatoes since I started saving the bacon fat and using that to cook the potatoes. Just have to make sure the fat is sizzling before you put the potatoes in. Oh...
Oct 17th 2013, 8:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,880
Posted By KAT16

Re: Trip back to Blighty!!!

oooh how exciting!!!

I won't go back because I don't want to drive there :o Scares the crap out of me. Think I'd get the train and get someone to pick me up.

Either way have a fab trip. ...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2013, 7:42 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By KAT16

PR Card Renewal - Urgent Travel

So just a quick update on PR Card Renewal.

We are travelling Nov 20th to US for a vacation. Checked the website for PR Card Rewewal and it said 103 days.

I followed the instructions for...
Forum: Canada
Sep 1st 2013, 1:33 am
Replies: 75
Views: 5,635
Posted By KAT16

Re: Red Deer and area meet up!!!!

Hey everyone - sorry bit of a busy day. We got back fine.

Was great meeting everyone! Good food and good company :)

Definitely count us in next time.

Karen
Forum: Canada
Aug 31st 2013, 2:05 am
Replies: 75
Views: 5,635
Posted By KAT16

Re: Red Deer and area meet up!!!!

Oh Grrrrrrr! On our way but stuck in traffic - it's like being on the A1!
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2013, 7:48 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 5,635
Posted By KAT16

Re: Red Deer and area meet up!!!!

OK so I haven't been on here for a while and just saw this post.

My hubby and I would love to join you if you don't mind? It's our 5th 'Canniversary' this weekend (by date today but by day...
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 29th 2013, 7:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By KAT16

5yrs Today!

5yrs ago today we flew into Calgary, upgraded our economy car to a Mustang GT and drove off into the sunset. LOL well thats how I look back on it now, forget about all the stress and upheaval of...
Forum: Canada
Jul 26th 2013, 7:21 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,053
Posted By KAT16

Re: The packers are here! The packers are here!

Good luck to you all! I remember that feeling, having the movers there. Seeing all our worldly goods disappear round the corner and wondering if we would ever see them again :rofl: Luckily all...
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2012, 7:04 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,382
Posted By KAT16

Re: PR Card Renewal.

Perfect, thankyou. :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2012, 6:22 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,382
Posted By KAT16

Re: PR Card Renewal.

Just wondered if anyone had any answers to this question? My Card expires in September but my new job (starting in January) will include lots of travel, so I'd like to put my application in as soon...
Forum: Canada
Nov 28th 2012, 7:18 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,087
Posted By KAT16

Re: When we land at Calgary - help please?

Yes, you go through passport control and then to immigration (it is on the right). Then go collect your bags and then back to customs as they need to stamp all your lists.

We were through very...
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 10:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By KAT16

Re: Not another shipping question?

I've been with them for approx 7months (never done relocation in my life up until now). We have preferred suppliers (1 or 2 in Canada and 1 in the US) that our clients like us to use, this was in...
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 8:16 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By KAT16

Re: Not another shipping question?

I work for TheMIGroup in Calgary. We actually relocate people, we're not a moving company. The office in Calgary has primarily oil and gas companies as clients.

We use AMJ Campbell as one of our...
Forum: Canada
Oct 24th 2012, 7:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,405
Posted By KAT16

Re: A little perspective.... and a little help needed

Well pooh the Panthers :thumbdown: Sheffield Steelers is where its at :thumbsup:

We moved to Calgary 4yrs ago and love it. I visited Winnipeg earlier this year and gotta say I found it pretty...
Forum: Canniversary
Oct 4th 2012, 7:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By KAT16

Belated 4 yr Canniversary - August 29

Well took a while for me to sit down and write this. Busy time.

Bit of background: Hubby was coming up for retirement from HM Royal Navy. Decided we didn't wanna stay in England, nothing wrong...
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