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Jul 22nd 2020, 2:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By xizzles

Re: Emigrating with an auto immune disease

Sorry to chime in, but RA may cause degenerative changes of the joints and the tendons, but it is not degenerative as much as it's an autoimmune condition, where the body's immune system inexplicably...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2020, 10:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By xizzles

Re: The A O S BOND Trap!

Thank you for the clarification, and my commiserations again on this most unpleasant of situations. I do hope things work out amicably and that a fair and equitable solution presents itself sooner...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2020, 5:13 am
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By xizzles

Re: The A O S BOND Trap!

Oh dear. I'm so so sorry to hear about this ... but, if I'm not being too presumptuous to ask, is it common that the visa process be so ghastly expensive!? $100,000 is an enormous, ridiculously...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2020, 12:58 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By xizzles

Re: Advice &/or tips on upcoming Sydney move in 2021

Well, at the risk of sideswiping and derailing the original topic of conversation, I guess I should say that it wasn't an entirely difficult decision for me. I've not been back to Blighty for some 30...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2020, 4:10 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By xizzles

Re: Advice &/or tips on upcoming Sydney move in 2021

Thanks for the great tips ... and Beoz, you have a fantastic memory. Yes, it'll be the Annandale place we are looking to move back into - but after a good 5 years or so of it being tenanted, I reckon...
Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2020, 2:52 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By xizzles

Re: Advice &/or tips on upcoming Sydney move in 2021

Hello carcajou! Wow... it’s like meeting old friends! Thank you for the quick reply!

Part of the plan of getting the renovations started was so we’ll end up having a ready home to move in by the...
Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2020, 7:14 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By xizzles

Advice &/or tips on upcoming Sydney move in 2021

Hello everyone. I hope everyone is keeping safe and staying sane in these crazy times.



My wife and I are finally planning the permanent move over to Sydney come 2021/22. We’ve been extremely...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 4th 2017, 5:27 am
Replies: 221
Views: 12,512
Posted By xizzles

Re: Manchester

Let's be upfront and just say it as it is: it's only one particular "culture/religion" that seems to be making the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Don't throw the baby out with the bath...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2017, 1:47 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,880
Posted By xizzles

Re: Advice regarding best course of action .......

Spoon feeding only encourages sponges.
Forum: Malaysia
May 27th 2017, 2:50 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By xizzles

Re: Wedding Pot Fund - British to open a Joint Account with Foreign Fiance

20 odd years ago, I met my then girlfriend in Singapore. A couple of years later, we got married. My family flew down to Singapore and we had a small, intimate wedding - only close family members...
May 27th 2017, 2:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By xizzles

Re: Would you swap a comfortable life in England for a life in Iskandar?

Be careful of scratching that itch... a comfortable (albeit predictable, routine - and dare I even say it, boring) life in England (the weather be damned) is still better than finding out that MM2H...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2017, 5:06 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,917
Posted By xizzles

Re: Emigrating to Oz when 50

Oops. I only read the OP's first post. I didn't catch the part where she stated her occupation. My apologies!

Having said that, a Visa 188 Significant Investor route only requires the investment,...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2017, 1:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,917
Posted By xizzles

Re: Emigrating to Oz when 50

You could try Visa Subclass 188, for what it's worth... apparently, no upper age limit there.
Forum: The Barbie
May 24th 2017, 10:52 am
Replies: 221
Views: 12,512
Posted By xizzles

Re: Manchester

Yes, the same. Grud help us all.
May 23rd 2017, 3:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By xizzles

Re: Appliying for VISA 887 IELTS Requirement

That's a fair statement.

Anyway, good luck with the OP's application!
Forum: The Barbie
May 23rd 2017, 3:22 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 12,512
Posted By xizzles

Re: Manchester

Oh goodness gracious. Thank Grud she's safe. I can feel the relief and I'm so glad for your family. Keep safe!
Forum: The Barbie
May 23rd 2017, 11:56 am
Replies: 221
Views: 12,512
Posted By xizzles

Re: Manchester

This was a little too close for comfort. I have family in Liverpool, and I can only thank my lucky stars that my niece and nephew were not fans of Ariana Grande. I called them as soon as I read the...
Forum: Malaysia
May 23rd 2017, 7:24 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By xizzles

Re: Wedding Pot Fund - British to open a Joint Account with Foreign Fiance

RM500? That's like what, a hundred quid? What are you waiting for?
May 23rd 2017, 6:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By xizzles

Re: Appliying for VISA 887 IELTS Requirement

One does wonder how was the IELTS passed the first time, with such appalling reading/comprehension skills.
Forum: Malaysia
May 23rd 2017, 4:43 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By xizzles

Re: Wedding Pot Fund - British to open a Joint Account with Foreign Fiance

Try HSBC? If you're a Premier customer with HSBC in Malaysia, you can get the same status in London and vice versa: and it's way cheaper to achieve Premier status in Malaysia (if memory serves, you...
Forum: Malaysia
May 22nd 2017, 3:54 am
Replies: 87
Views: 14,729
Posted By xizzles

Re: Rough budget for living

GMTA....

Then again, fools seldom differ :rolf:

We'll see if our decision made 20 years ago will come back to bite us in the proverbial backside.
May 21st 2017, 10:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By xizzles

Re: 28 day case handler turnaround

I do wonder what's with the hurry? To paraphrase Tolkien by way of Gandalf, "A DIBP visa grant is never late, nor is it early. It arrives precisely when it means to"
Forum: The Barbie
May 21st 2017, 7:57 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,939
Posted By xizzles

Re: Are you getting a pay rise this year?

No. Haven't had a pay adjustment for the past 10 years. Couldn't be happier.

Corporate tax is a flat 17% after first tier exemptions (first $100,000 is tax free), expenses can be used to offset...
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2017, 2:59 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,876
Posted By xizzles

Re: Melbourne Suburbs

Not excessively expensive - and this is me speaking from a landlord's perspective :lol: . My 2-bed, 2-bath, 1-garage townhouse has been let out for about $2500 per month. Not a bad deal, but then...
Forum: Malaysia
May 20th 2017, 3:09 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 14,729
Posted By xizzles

Re: Rough budget for living

At all times - good, bad, downright rotten, the age old axiom holds true: cash is king.

Unless of course, you're in India, then you should burn your 100 rupee notes stat
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