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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2011, 7:55 am
Replies: 10,106
Views: 518,894
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: The KIWI BAR

Last orders at the bar on my tab.

So long and thanks for all the fish, and maybe we'll meet up sometime at the restaurant at the end of the universe.

Play nice, and take care of each other.
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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2011, 1:15 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,343
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Horrific crash on M5 in Somerset

Firstly, I apologise if I unintentionally offended anyone by refering to the Christchurch earthquake. My post was made in the heat of the moment and late at night. It wasn't my intention to compare...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2011, 10:52 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,343
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Horrific crash on M5 in Somerset

Thanks for that Charismatic, I'm sure they reacted in just that way over the Christchurch earthquake. Except I know that they didn't, cos my friends who live in Taunton and Bridgwater got straight...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2011, 9:13 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,343
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Horrific crash on M5 in Somerset

Not a good time to be in Bridgwater right now, a friend has contacted me to let me know her family is all okay, and added that they nearly had to evacuate their house earlier that evening due to a...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2011, 2:50 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,343
Posted By Woodpigeon

Horrific crash on M5 in Somerset

Just reading numerous reports all over the internet. I know that we have some members who are currently living in the Taunton area, or have lived there (myself included). Hope all are safe :heart:...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2011, 10:58 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: SNOW...... in November??!!!

Sun came out for a bit so the snow in the garden has melted, but there's still some on the hills. Windy though
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2011, 7:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By Woodpigeon

SNOW...... in November??!!!

Got up this morning to see a light covering of snow as far as I could see - that's like snow in May in the UK!!
Nov 4th 2011, 6:04 am
Replies: 89
Views: 12,085
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: British words/expressions you DON'T like

'cheap as chips'

:blink:

nuff said
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2011, 8:28 am
Replies: 503
Views: 31,135
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Your Day In 10 Words Or Less

Is that as opposed to getting your leg over ?:blink:
Nov 2nd 2011, 6:42 am
Replies: 89
Views: 12,085
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: British words/expressions you DON'T like

Ms especially since I'm a Mrs..... I went through hell to become a Mrs and I'm very proud of it :wub:
Nov 2nd 2011, 6:37 am
Replies: 81
Views: 15,926
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: British words/expressions you DO like

Pretty certain I remember using that phrase in the south west too, it's certainly one I use now :)
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2011, 6:27 am
Replies: 56
Views: 6,926
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: The birds of New Zealand , bird calls & photos.

South Island Kaka

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Oct 31st 2011, 5:09 am
Replies: 81
Views: 15,926
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: British words/expressions you DO like

I was always told that grockles is the Devon term and emmit is the Cornish - used to get in all sorts of trouble being a Devon lass living in Cornwall :o

Pleb was one of my school friend's...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2011, 11:38 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,537
Posted By Woodpigeon

Oct 29th 2011, 7:46 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 15,926
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: British words/expressions you DO like

When we lived in Derbyshire I had a friend who used the phrase 'tab whanging' meaning eavesdropping/listening in to conversations (ears flapping I guess). We only lived there for around two years,...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2011, 6:55 am
Replies: 7,411
Views: 284,758
Posted By Woodpigeon

Oct 24th 2011, 6:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Testing the Water

One of the top items on my things to do list is to go supermarket shopping :rofl: I can't believe that I'm actually looking forward to that! But yeah, I'm hoping to go with mum pretty much on our...
Oct 24th 2011, 6:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Testing the Water

All good ideas, thanks.

I think the thing that I'm most concerned about having changed is the economic downturn, jobs etc and the change in mix of ethnicity. Those are the three things that we...
Oct 24th 2011, 5:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: Testing the Water

That's an idea, even if we just do a day trip into one of the cities I guess it would at least give us an idea of the current vibe, thanks.

The uni fees thing is part of why we're still in NZ, and...
Oct 23rd 2011, 11:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Woodpigeon

Testing the Water

Hubby and I have finally booked flights for a trip home next year :) This will be our first time back in England since we came to NZ in 2003!

Unfortunately we will only have just over three weeks...
Oct 12th 2011, 7:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Woodpigeon

Forum: New Zealand
Jul 22nd 2011, 11:44 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 6,609
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: If New Zealand is so Rugby Mad....

Okay, seems one thing this thread is lacking is input from someone living in the Dunedin area, so here goes.

This last minute addition test match was put on partly as a fund raiser for...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2011, 6:36 am
Replies: 10,106
Views: 518,894
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: The KIWI BAR

Just a quick visit from me today. Will leave my card behind the bar so we can celebrate with Kija :) and commiserate with Bevs :(

Drinks all round (I'm already half way through a bottle of Pinot...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2011, 6:33 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By Woodpigeon

Re: It's official..we're getting the hell out of Dodge!!!!

Congrats :D Now you can really start making plans :thumbsup:

I'll leave my card behind the bar for you to celebrate later :drinkwine:
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