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Forum: Middle East
Oct 23rd 2014, 1:28 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Young children in Abu Dhabi

Thanks Archis
That's incredibly helpful. And very good point about the pool and toddlers which I hadn't considered. Makes me shudder thinking about it.

Job offer is still being considered but if...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2014, 2:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Young children in Abu Dhabi

Thanks Mike. I did read your links but like I said the response was to go to the mall. And I was surprised this was the only suggestion. I have done a search but again couldn't find an answer.
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Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2014, 2:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Young children in Abu Dhabi

Thanks for all the information.

Does anyone have any advice on what there is to do with young children over there? Are there any playgroups or good parks/playgrounds? Or is it too hot for...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 21st 2014, 1:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By CherryUK

Young children in Abu Dhabi

Hi

We are looking at the option to move to Abu Dhabi next year following a job offer for my husband.

We have two young children 1 and 3 years and I won't be working. My questions I would love...
Jul 1st 2014, 7:36 am
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By CherryUK

Spouse visa question

Hi

Wondered if anyone knows the answer to this...
I applied for my spouse visa back in March. I've been assigned a CO and need to have my medical and police check in August.

In the meantime...
Jun 27th 2014, 10:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,715
Posted By CherryUK

Re: What's a high salary

He's in finance as a consultant. Just not worked in banking industry before so never come across that sort of money! I maybe well off what he'd be offered. It was just i read online a salary of...
Jun 27th 2014, 10:21 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,715
Posted By CherryUK

Re: What's a high salary

It is obscene money isn't it. The job would be banking. My husband is not in banking now and we earn no where near that sort of money. Not even fractionally close! Its unlikely to happen but I...
Jun 27th 2014, 8:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,715
Posted By CherryUK

Re: What's a high salary

Sorry! That's what I thought. It sounded obscene to me. But then I read accom and schools etc so expensive and the post from someone saying they couldn't save on 120k a month and started to get...
Jun 27th 2014, 7:47 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,715
Posted By CherryUK

What's a high salary

Hi

I hope this doesn't sound like a rude question. My husband has a potential job offer of what I think is a huge salary! And a huge step up from what were on in the UK. He'd be getting around...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2014, 6:54 am
Replies: 105
Views: 7,978
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Contemplating moving to Australia...

Drudd- for someone considering this move to Australia I think you'll find this website very unhelpful. Its useful for practical information but ask for personal or emotional experiences and its very...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2014, 12:16 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Thank you Paulry. I appreciate that.

I certainly don't have rose tinted glasses. My brain is full of reasons not to go and Ive tried weighing up the pros and cons so many times. It's been quite...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2014, 9:25 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Maybe I need to be asking what people like about living in Australia?
Think I'd find this helpful.
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2014, 2:30 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

I'm sorry but why am I being 'shitty'? I simply said I found it strange. With the odd exception there's been a lot of negative replies about Australia and it does make me wonder why people are living...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2014, 8:26 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

I've been to Brisbane several times now at various times of the year and understand the climate. I do think the climate does enable a more outdoor life style than the uk. There will be times when...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2014, 1:39 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Ha ha. My mum is actually wonderful. She is just very family orientated and adores my kids. I have plenty of other family members that have a lot in common with your father in law though!
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2014, 8:52 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

And yes we will be near our in laws which will be nice for them and my kids. But in a way I think that makes it harder fort mum. Knowing her special relationship with my daughter will most likely be...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2014, 7:40 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Tonbridge would be ideal for my work! But that would push my husbands commute which is near Heathrow 1,30hrs during rush hour. Possibly more. Realise that was just an example. Our jobs are opposite...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2014, 10:59 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Its funny. Some of my australian friends who have moved back to Oz miss London so much. For me I find it a tough place to live. I wasn't brought up in a city and so don't see it as a good place to...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2014, 12:12 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

We will be moving to Brisbane. For those that know it Camp Hill, Greensloopes, Carrendale Coorparoo area so approx 7-8km from city.
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2014, 11:50 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

By better for the kids I am referring to the outdoor climate. As a family we love being outdoors but really struggle in winter. Just yesterday we wanted to go for a walk and we got 6 houses down the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2014, 6:57 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

I'm not worried about relationship breaking down. I have a wonderful husband and a very strong relationship. My husband isn't pressuring me to move to Oz. He loves it in uk as well and had his own...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2014, 8:39 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Am I making the right decision?

Thank you all so much for taking the time to reply. Its really helped. And I think you are very right Kris Rocks- aid we don't try it we will always wonder. I feel that every year we go and visit. ...
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2014, 2:23 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,110
Posted By CherryUK

Am I making the right decision?

I know that no one can actually answer my question but I think it would help me to post on here anyway!

We have made the decision to emigrate to Australia. my husband is Australian and all his...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2013, 7:20 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,886
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Cost of living Brisbane

Thank you. Everyone. Really appreciated.
Forum: Australia
Oct 9th 2013, 2:06 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,886
Posted By CherryUK

Re: Cost of living Brisbane

Thanks. I understand what you're saying regarding groceries.

But aren't things like foxtel, childcare fees and mobile charges more generic?

Would really appreciate some guidance

Thanks
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