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Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2007, 1:47 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,904
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Your experience of the citizenship interview

Hi Iain,

Jeez that's a while off... must have had a rush on people going for tests. If you look at my timeline, between the time they pulled their finger out and rerequested my police clearance,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2007, 1:34 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 5,745
Posted By gajjitt

Thumbs up Re: Anyone gone to Oz not having sold the house?

Hi Bilby,

We did it back in 2005 when we first came out here. And how scary was that :eek:! We didn't intend to do it that way at first, but a sale fell through, and we just wanted to get out of...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2007, 1:26 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,128
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Trick or Treat in OZ

To be honest, nobody bothers to decorate their house over here for Halloween. That's in contrast to Christmas... wow... some people decorate their house very garishly. Maybe you'd set a trend if ya...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2007, 1:12 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,904
Posted By gajjitt

Smile Re: Your experience of the citizenship interview

Wow!! :thumbsup: That's 46 days from interview until certificate in hand!!! Wow!! :eek: That is amazing!!

Try ours, 123 days between interview and approval. :thumbdown: Still have to wait... oh...
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2007, 3:39 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,904
Posted By gajjitt

Thumbs up Re: Your experience of the citizenship interview

Hi well, I wrote the above email back in early June when we had our interview. Mrs Gajjitt's approval letter came back on June 6th.

I have to say mines has been SOMEWHAT longer!! Like try - 5...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2007, 3:25 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By gajjitt

Re: feeling of a crash coming?

I have to say that if we had our time again and we were just about the emigrate to Oz, I think we'd give Perth a wide-berth.

Last years incredible growth has slowed to a trickle, even gone...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2007, 2:38 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,698
Posted By gajjitt

Re: $3009 (1250 GBP) average monthly mortgage

We live in Perth, moved here in 2005. With what I bring in, I'd be left with just over $1000 a month for bills, food, beer etc etc. Our mortgage is about $1200, and we manage OK, not rolling in it.
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2007, 2:25 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,904
Posted By gajjitt

Arrow Re: Your experience of the citizenship interview

Hiya we had our citizenship interview today. They did all the paperwork, and asked us about our obligations and priviledges, which we reeled off, no worries. But at the end I had the same problem, as...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2006, 10:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By gajjitt

Re: large new shopping centre opening Perth?

What does NOR mean? Lakeside being built, but doubt it will be bigger than Whitfords. Kinross new shopping centre opening Monday, but this is a relatively small suburban shopping centre. :cool:
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2006, 4:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Broadband

And if you're after an internet option which someone (me) has been extremely pleased with (I've tried three different ISP's now) then take a look here at iiNet's ADSL2+ plans...
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2006, 4:11 pm
Replies: 329
Views: 23,718
Posted By gajjitt

Smile Re: It's grim Up North... how many Northeners in Aus now?

I'm originally from the Wigan area, and agree about the grim up North in UK that is.

We have settled in North of Perth (Joondalup area) so still kinda oop North.

We've been here for 17 months...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2006, 5:20 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,314
Posted By gajjitt

Re: How well do you know your neighbours - UK and Oz?

In UK - when we lived up North near Wigan we knew all our neighbours, and used to visit regularly and have parties. Moved down south to Surrey, and they hardly knew any of them. Would say hi in the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2006, 5:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Perth Suburbs - Positives & Negatives

Hi est71,

The areas you mention should be pretty good for families. More so the Joondalup area. Look at some of the other suburbs near to Joondalup, for example Carramar, Heathridge, Currambine,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2006, 4:23 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 3,781
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Info on Merriwa Please

Hey did you say the Whale and Ale at Clarkson is opening September? See ya down there when it opens :D
:beer:
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2006, 4:12 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Anyone else in Perth's north smell the crem this morning?

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Now that bushfire was very scary. That went right by the far end of Kinross. Louise could see the plume of smoke from Rottnest. She phoned me to ask if I could see it, she was shocked when I...
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2006, 4:08 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Anyone else in Perth's north smell the crem this morning?

There is a peat fire burning at Lake Carabooda, it was in the Joondalup Times. Is that the same fire I wonder? :eek:
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2006, 4:01 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Air con in northern suburbs

We got ours from Betta Electrical, Mindarie (ahem Clarkson/Ocean Keys). Ours is a reverse cycle from LG, their selling point is that the metal components of the LG are galvanised, so won't corrode. ...
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2006, 3:46 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,732
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Perth

Yep agree with ya Perth is such a lovely place, and great for family. Northbridge (1km from the CBD) is pretty good for a night out.

Agree cost of living is pretty high, houses can be had for...
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2006, 2:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Electric Shock

Gosh these electricity bills sound really high. Our house is a 4x2, pool and 1 A/C which we've used to take the chill off the main room. Certainly not used for long periods. But our bills are...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 26th 2006, 2:36 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,852
Posted By gajjitt

Re: carpet cleaners in perth area ?

Hiya Di,

We broke our lease (another one we were slugged $250!! of our bond for) and we found someone else to take it over. So the agent didn't even have to advertise or find anybody. OK, a...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 26th 2006, 2:26 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,852
Posted By gajjitt

Re: carpet cleaners in perth area ?

In our opinion (Ray White) they take the bond money for any nitpicking little thing. I'd be interested to hear of anyone who got back 100% of the bond they paid.

Robbing gits!! :eek:

Not...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2005, 4:09 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Who stole Summer?

Yes, I can vouch for this. We arrived April 28, and it was 26 degrees around then! Forecast for next Saturday "Near 30C". :beer:
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2005, 3:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 23,601
Posted By gajjitt

Re: What to call people from Perth

Victorians? We have the same climate as them. :p No in fact it's hotter in Melbourne.

Whinging POM... Whinging POM
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2005, 3:20 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By gajjitt

Re: Who stole Summer?

Well today and yesterday wasn't bad... well it would have been a nice day in July in the UK anyway. In my garden it got to 24 today... woooow! Had a barbie in Burswood park yesterday and got myself...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2005, 4:50 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,592
Posted By gajjitt

Thumbs up Re: 3 weeks in Perth - update

Hi Worzel,

Couldn't agree with you more. Fab place isn't it? Great to hear that you are settling in. Haven't been on here for a while, was wondering how you were getting on. You're now just a...
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