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Nov 27th 2016, 9:10 pm
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Posted By pinkkristen

Moving grade 9 daughter in Canada back to UK education system

Hi all, we have been in Canada for 7 1/2 years and are now returning to the Uk. I have 3 kids. My eldest is 14 (15 in February). I think I'm right in saying she will be moving into the UK system with...
Aug 20th 2012, 3:21 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,555
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Skunked

hydrogen peroxide, bicarbonate of soda and washing liquid. Lots and lots of times! Worked for us after ours got skunked on our first night in our new house! Was that bad, the kids all woke up 3...
Jun 26th 2012, 12:19 am
Replies: 39
Views: 17,705
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Southerner move 'up north'?

I was born and raised just outside Ilkley and had all our children there. Beautiful place and on a sunny day - breathtaking:) Why oh why did we leave! We will find a way home!!
Jun 26th 2012, 12:16 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,618
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: NZ to UK

The other thing that strikes me as strange is how children AND adults walk down the street with no shoes! It`s not like they`re clean or have no stones - these people must have soles like leather....
Dec 29th 2011, 2:49 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,660
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Just over a year

I have also wondered how life was treating you in the uk.
I am so pleased that you are settling into life and enjoying it:)
We are still living in limbo land and like lorry 1 said, living here in...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2011, 3:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,062
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: feeling strangley settled

I had the same exp when we went back last Xmas. We had crazy nights out, were staying with my sister whose house was a tad small (we are a family of 5). The weather was really bad (Yorkshire!!).
...
Aug 7th 2011, 2:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Caribana

We went with friends from the uk to stay in the Sheraton on the Sunday night, unaware of the festival. The hotel had over a thousand festival goers staying there! It was bedlum! We had 5 young kids...
Mar 20th 2011, 11:52 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 6,532
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Are you happy?

I am happy right now, cos my sister and her family move out in 2 months, which will make a huge difference in my life here:))
Mar 11th 2011, 2:31 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,891
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Yorkshire

Totally agree, where we were was great for kids, the school the eldest went to was a fantastic school, her friends were all great kids. Nowt wrong with the UK, nor with Canada - i just know where i...
Mar 11th 2011, 2:23 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,891
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Yorkshire

I know it hun! Too late now, house bought......... gonna give it one more year then re evalute - my heart and even more so my husbands is there. So much vibrancy, life, excitement, depth, buzz,...
Mar 11th 2011, 12:34 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,891
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Yorkshire

[QUOTE=johnh009;9231420]Interesting, I came from Ilkley and later lived in Guiseley. Then I later lived in Oakville for a number of years. Guiseley is a perfect location, safe town, 10 minutes to...
Mar 11th 2011, 12:26 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,891
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Yorkshire

Yes, i would say it does get colder than the South and more rain. It doesn't always get the warmer weather either, however, we are on the right side of the Pennines:p, so not as bad as Lancs. We may...
Mar 10th 2011, 8:58 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,891
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Yorkshire

I came from nr Ilkley and grew up in guiseley all my life - oh the heart yearns:o !! House prices are quite high, but there are some still a few good deals to be had. The schools are of a good...
Feb 24th 2011, 1:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Child behind in school when return to UK?

I really wouldn't worry about it either. Its more important at his age to just simply enjoy school, get settled in and be making some little friends.
Feb 24th 2011, 1:49 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 14,112
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Missing home!!!

If you peeps are missing British TV, you can download BBC I Player. Russell Brant actually thanked the BBC on Tv the other day for enabling him to watch brit tv in the USA. If you google 'Expat...
Forum: Canada
Feb 16th 2011, 1:48 pm
Replies: 208
Views: 23,242
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: I'm going home, i've done my time!!

I would gladly pay double the Uk licence here if it meant you could scrap all Canadian tv and watch British tv instead:)
Feb 2nd 2011, 5:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Rehabilitation for people with criminal record

Hi,
i think he may have to do some serious sucking up to the immigration officer when he lands, failing that hide him in your suitcase!

hope this helps!!!;);)
Jan 21st 2011, 9:04 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,206
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Why can't we make our minds up %100????

I am pleased it has worked out for you!!
We have had YET another change of heart and after a trip back this xmas, we have decided to stay here!!! My heart isn't here, but i hope we can make it...
Forum: Canada
Jan 17th 2011, 2:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Dental/Braces

We have the same problem. We went back to the Uk a couple weeks ago to our family dentist. He told us our daughter needed realignment and braces as her tooth next to her fromt tooth is growing behind...
Dec 16th 2010, 2:00 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,830
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Winter's here :)

I agree, big dump of snow on xmas day is fine, but we fly into the UK on boxing day, so don't need no delays! I can't wait to get back and feel that buzz of Xmas. It may be me, but i feel that here...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2010, 6:17 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 27,974
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Serious about going back

I hate comments about other people would be depsperate to be in the OP shoes, living a life in the chosen land that others have spent years trying to do using up tons of money/time etc! So bloody...
Nov 30th 2010, 12:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: 2 kids, 1 dog and a stay-at-home mum....

We moved with a then 2, 4 and 7 yr old on one salary. Not easy but can be done. We have however spent a lot of our house savings just getting by and rebuliding our lives (which is frustrating - esp...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Moving back to Canada in 3 weeks

Hi lovey! I'm getting outa this thread sharpish:rolleyes:! Hope you all well and hope to see you soon!
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Moving back to Canada in 3 weeks

Whats wrong with talking about buying, consuming, spending? Its what a lot of us to everyday. Candians are always talking about the latest deals in their flyers and where they can get this that and...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By pinkkristen

Re: Moving back to Canada in 3 weeks

I guess what you mean by shopping. I was generally meaning clothes shopping. I think the UK is a ALOT better than here. Mind you i have saved a ton of money as i don't really bother with fashion...
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