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Forum: USA
Nov 24th 2013, 9:20 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 320,782
Posted By Brucky

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Jealous of the pictures posted on here lately, so here's mine:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/59/5kh1.jpg

From Cost Plus World Market; Northern VA.



The choccy digestives...
Oct 1st 2013, 8:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Brucky

Re: Notice at work/Employee rights

I checked my contract and I had to give work two weeks notice. Which is what I did. I told nobody until that day. Job done :)
Sep 20th 2013, 12:20 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 17,546
Posted By Brucky

Sep 17th 2013, 10:01 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 17,546
Posted By Brucky

Re: Funny license plate

If I ever wanted a vanity plate I would go with GEORDIE or CLUNGE lol.
Jul 2nd 2012, 3:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By Brucky

Re: Newcastle

The local paper has a great video of the Tyne Bridge being struck, and other pictures too:
...
Forum: USA
Jun 6th 2012, 5:07 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,754
Posted By Brucky

Re: News Media

I also do not like the majority of news channels here in the USA.

What I do like though is Anderson Cooper on CNN, and Rachel Maddow on NBC.

Both have shows airing most nights.

My cable...
May 23rd 2012, 5:43 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,569
Posted By Brucky

Re: Vacation and time off from work

I've gone from roughly 8 weeks paid holiday a year to 12 days! Takes getting used to. :rofl:
May 23rd 2012, 10:25 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,976
Posted By Brucky

Re: Expats - Listen Up!

It is a wonderful app, I use it to wake up to bbc radio 5.

If expatshield brought out an app, Tunein would be perfect for the footie commentry too. :)
May 17th 2012, 7:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By Brucky

Re: Our journey & CR1 Interview (Wednesday 23rd in London)

My interview was last year.

There were people in front of me in the queue who were not allowed to bring their keys into the embassy, headphones too. I remember an old post here where a lassie hid...
Forum: Meet-ups
May 17th 2012, 7:46 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 40,900
Posted By Brucky

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

I've not been there yet. So far I'm coping with toon games on cable here and online. :)
May 2nd 2012, 12:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Brucky

Re: Reno 911

Wonderful show! :thumbup:
May 1st 2012, 4:50 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By Brucky

Re: How did you spend your last few weeks in England ?

The day I received the visa, I booked a flight leaving three days later.

99% of my things were already in the USA, but it was a mad MAD few days until I left. :eek:

:rofl:
May 1st 2012, 3:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Brucky

Forum: USA
May 1st 2012, 2:44 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 5,961
Posted By Brucky

Re: Have you assimilated, or do you cling to your old culture?

I prefer the early kick off's with the time difference. It helps me free up the rest of the day :)

Earliest for me has been games at 7am. :thumbsup:
May 1st 2012, 1:37 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By Brucky

Re: How did you spend your last few weeks in England ?

For my last couple of weeks, I did some sight-seeing in my local town, and took a lot of photographs. My old home has a lot of attractions for tourists, and I enjoyed seeing these again.

And of...
Apr 30th 2012, 6:13 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Brucky

Apr 30th 2012, 1:47 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Brucky

Re: What are NVC playing at

It took about 4 and a half weeks for the NVC to do all our paperwork. I followed a thread on a different forum where people would post their timelines, and everyone at that point (about March last...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2012, 10:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,235
Posted By Brucky

Re: posting stuff to BFPO address

Although only a card, I sent a Birthday card to a BFPO address by adding 'England' at the bottom of the address. I was only charged the postage from USA to UK and my Brother received it no problem.
Forum: USA
Apr 15th 2012, 1:43 pm
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2012, 1:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Brucky

Re: Any Brits in Northern VA?

I'm in Berryville, which is near Winchester in Clarke County.
Apr 7th 2012, 2:18 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,897
Posted By Brucky

Re: Newcastle Brown Ale advert

Ya reet hinny. :)
Forum: USA
Apr 1st 2012, 8:56 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,342
Posted By Brucky

Re: What's on your list of swag for visitors to bring you?

My Dad is visiting in May, I'm asking him for Ringtons teabags and Mars bars :)
Feb 26th 2012, 5:31 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 3,880
Posted By Brucky

Re: Oscars on Sunday!

My first experience of watching an American awards show in full was the Emmy's last year. I didn't have sky back in England.

But, my US MIL talked the whole way through it. :frown:

I no...
Forum: USA
Jan 4th 2012, 10:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,476
Posted By Brucky

Re: Moving to Boston from London - overwhelmed by the move

My brain and fingers did not connect there, lol.
Forum: USA
Jan 4th 2012, 3:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,476
Posted By Brucky

Re: Moving to Boston from London - overwhelmed by the move

Haha, class, I'm from North Shields. :thumbsup:
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