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Feb 12th 2018, 3:53 am
Replies: 86
Views: 11,303
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Voluntary National Insurance payments - How?

Thank you for the speedy replies.

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Feb 11th 2018, 10:27 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,303
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Voluntary National Insurance payments - How?

I have received the amount to pay If I wish to top up my contribuitons.

But I cannot find an answer to this question!

Once retirement age if you have returned the UK you will get a part...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2018, 11:15 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Death of a parent in UK, time to funeral

Yes recently. Death on 28 oct funeral nov 24. This would have been Earlier if it had been cremation not burial. Weather in winter can also cause further delay. I was surprised at the time frame...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2018, 7:46 am
Replies: 159
Views: 8,845
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Perth Capital Of Cool, Must Visit City

I am with you on climate, last few trips to UK, weather just feels so comfortable. Extreme temps probably total a couple of weeks a year max in UK.

How is the property market going right now?...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2018, 9:29 am
Replies: 159
Views: 8,845
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Perth Capital Of Cool, Must Visit City

Hobart. Recent visit, very cool place. Mona is an outstanding gallery, more of a day trip in itself. World heritage wilderness 50 mins from city. Most improved city recently brisbane. Going doen...
Dec 22nd 2017, 5:11 am
Replies: 7,452
Views: 372,521
Posted By jad n rich

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Tear for murphy. :(

I got pushed and shoved in melb on way home from gym (lunchtime!) teens trying to get my bag. So know how you and scouse feel.

Luckily for me a tradie jumped out of a...
Dec 21st 2017, 10:36 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,176
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Recommendations for very dry skin products?

This unconventional works wonders on my ultra sensitive skin. Fill old cotton sock or face washer with rubber band with one cup plain old fashioned oats. Yep porridge. Chuck in bath as it fills...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 5th 2017, 4:08 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By jad n rich

Re: When to use private hospital cover?

In QLD I was admitted to public hospital for broken leg. Emergency obviously.

Said I was using Medicare.

They set my leg temporarily and in the 6 day wait till the full surgery I was...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 29th 2017, 8:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Questions regarding the end of life call parent.

Wegot the news thursday, booked tickets for the 7th , the earliest possible with passport situation, but he died a few hours later. Saturday 130 pm. It seems unlikely now we will even make the...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 27th 2017, 11:07 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Questions regarding the end of life call parent.

Thanks to the lovely people who replied.

We decided to wait a week and go for the emergency passport option, son going into Melbourne on Monday, fly the following Monday.

Going via Hong...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 26th 2017, 6:42 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By jad n rich

Questions regarding the end of life call parent.

2 night ago I had a dream I would need to go to UK for The Call. Stuck in my mind , would not go away.

An hour ago my son rings, 87 year old parent, fit as a fiddle, mentally sharp as a sword,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2017, 2:01 pm
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 25th 2017, 1:57 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 10,102
Posted By jad n rich

Re: So who's on the NBN?

On a holiday property on the sunshine coast we have NBN with OPTUS.

Letter arrived telling us our area was being cut off that we MUST connect to NBN.

It is so painfully slow and at peak times...
Forum: Australia
Sep 21st 2017, 4:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,523
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Victoria or Queensland

I have lived in both, live mostly in Victoria, still have business in QLD and live overseas for about 4 months a year.

QLD and VIC are very different states, with huge areas of difference in each...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2017, 11:15 am
Replies: 6,939
Views: 492,179
Posted By jad n rich

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

I am not looking forward to brisbane's spring 33 34 etc, melb was more like 14 today, nice and cool, 20 here and there in the next week, thats plenty warm enough for spring.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 19th 2017, 11:09 am
Replies: 290
Views: 15,299
Posted By jad n rich

Re: The Yes No vote

Most hypocritical comment yet, male who will be voting no, " because marriage is sacred, traditional, shouldn't be messed with".

Same male who screws around on his wife.

As for me, voting yes,...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 31st 2017, 3:40 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Qantas quitting Dubai (back to SIN)

Finally used up decade old q ff points. On emirates business class to london.. jeez was vv hard to find.
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2017, 7:13 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By jad n rich

Re: The cost of a private medical procedure

I have had 2 private surgeries. The waiting times public would have been long, up to 2 years to even see a public specialist let alone the surgery. I am actually still on the wait list for a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2017, 3:08 am
Replies: 126
Views: 7,148
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Questions, questions - Melbourne

Unless I am in the wrong thread, the OP had a large family and needed a home with 4 bedrooms and car parking for one or two cars.

That would cost a bloody fortune to rent in any inner city trendy...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2017, 12:24 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 7,148
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Questions, questions - Melbourne

160000 will be about 1800 a cwee after tax. Not bad but rent on a 4 bed house near beach could be 650 skywards you could easily pay 1000 in top suburbs. I would say 300 for food for 6 inc bubs...
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2017, 3:52 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,315
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Melbourne or Brisbane for a British family?

I have lived in both Melb and Brisbane.


Couple of things, one, your budget for housing, I would say double for Melbourne, and wage differences are not that different, if much at all now.
More...
Forum: The Barbie
May 17th 2017, 5:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Ian Brady dead!

Going to have a brandy tonight to toast the good news.

Pity the sick basket never let on where the other little boy was buried. So sad.
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2017, 10:22 am
Replies: 6,939
Views: 492,179
Posted By jad n rich

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

Melby was feels like 6 at lunchtime. First cold day and it was beautiful. Bit of sun, falling leaves, windy. Winters on its way.
Forum: Australia
Apr 7th 2017, 10:00 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,427
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Melbourne Suburbs

There are many bits of Australia where traffic would be absolutely no problem :lol: But why would Melbourne be one of them :confused:

Traffic in a city of 5 million should be no surprise to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2017, 5:31 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,427
Posted By jad n rich

Re: Melbourne Suburbs

Bloody hell, half a hour drive in peak time :lol: you would need to live very close in.

Had to drop my car for service into a Essendon ( inner suburb ) yesterday. Needed it there by 7.30...
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