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Oct 24th 2005, 3:38 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By JoolsG

11 Sleeps ...

... until we fly back home to the UK - and we can't wait :)

I'm looking forward to seeing my family and friends, to being able to walk to the local shop, to bacon (where does all the back bacon...
Oct 21st 2005, 12:58 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,700
Posted By JoolsG

Re: How Much Longer Will We Wait?

Oh, Michelle, I truly feel for you. I can imagine how you must be feeling.

On a positive note though, friends of ours were told no earlier this year and they appealed because they realised that...
Oct 4th 2005, 2:23 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By JoolsG

Re: To all returning for family

Good for you! We are partly going back for family but not just that, I won't go in to all the details here, no doubt some of my reasons could change the tone of this thread (we know how...
Jul 29th 2005, 8:25 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,598
Posted By JoolsG

Re: Returning from or Regretting going to Canada

Ok, I think we fit this bill! We have been here for just over 12 months now and are returning to the UK as soon as we can sell our house.

So, what are some of the reasons we are...
Jul 26th 2005, 12:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By JoolsG

Re: Another 'Thread Closed' ..for goodness sake!!

Yes, I agree. I find it very frustrating when people try and judge you based on how they think they would feel in your situation. You don't know what someone else is feeling/thinking until you've...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2005, 3:02 am
Replies: 370
Views: 21,180
Posted By JoolsG

Re: You know you're becoming canadian when you...!

My Dh wants me to add:

Taking your garbage up to the end of your driveway - in the car!
Jan 14th 2005, 4:09 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,251
Posted By JoolsG

Re: When did u know?

Hi there! I started the thread which the link relates to above in PollyAnna's post.

Well, we have been here, in Canada, now for just over 7 months and I still feel the same way. Things ARE more...
Sep 29th 2004, 7:10 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,161
Posted By JoolsG

Re: Good english schooling policy.... :o)

Oh, I miss England!

I've heard that here, in Canada, the children are not allowed to have snowball fights because someone might get hurt!!! Can you believe that? It's snow, how much real damage...
Sep 28th 2004, 5:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By JoolsG

Re: When did you know?

Thanks everyone for all the supportive comments.

We actually do have kids - 3 of them to be exact, ages 8, 5 and 2! In fact we spent Saturday night/Sunday morning in the emergency department...
Sep 23rd 2004, 1:48 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By JoolsG

Re: When did you know?

Oh, it's soooo good to know you are not alone!

We have also decided to take one day at a time. After much talking about it we have decided to stay for one year and re-evaluate our options...
Sep 23rd 2004, 1:05 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By JoolsG

When did you know?

Hi everyone!

This is my first post in this part of the British Expats forums.

Basically I would like to know when did most of you know when the move wasn't right for you and you wanted to move...
Forum: Canada
Sep 20th 2004, 1:34 am
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By JoolsG

Re: Halifax/Dartmouth Dining

Hi Richard

Salty's down on the harbourfront is really nice. Gorgeous seafood and not TOO expensive. My dh went to a steak restaurant with some work colleagues this week and he can highly...
Forum: Canada
Jul 9th 2004, 12:59 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By JoolsG

Hi Padsnbon!

We have just landed in Nova Scotia - 5 weeks ago on Monday!

When we submitted our application we put Toronto down as our destination but we ended up changing our minds and landed at Halifax.

We...
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2004, 12:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By JoolsG

Scotia Bank

We opened an account with the Bank of Nova Scotia from the UK. They have been more than helpful and there are loads of atm's here in NS!

I originally phoned the branch in London, UK, who gave me...
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2004, 12:23 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,609
Posted By JoolsG

Can we come too?

We have just moved to NS (3 weeks ago on Monday)

Currently staying in East River near Hubbards but moving in the next couple of weeks to Kingswood, Halifax.

There are 5 of us! Me, my DH...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2004, 6:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By JoolsG

Hi Mike Thanks for the tip - I'm sure our...

Hi Mike

Thanks for the tip - I'm sure our girls will love climbing the rocks at Peggys Cove! Don't know if my nerves will stand it though :)

We are looking at being within commuting distance...
Forum: Canada
May 12th 2004, 3:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By JoolsG

Hi everyone Sorry to not reply sooner but we...

Hi everyone

Sorry to not reply sooner but we have only just come back from a weeks trip to Germany.

Liftman - No, we didn't go down the PNP route just the normal PR skilled worker one. My...
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2004, 2:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By JoolsG

Nova Scotia Here We Come!

Hi Everyone

First time of posting in this forum but thought I would put some feelers out to all those who live in NS.

We will become PR's on 7th June 2004! Probably end up settling somewhere...
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