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Aug 6th 2012, 12:35 pm
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Posted By marietuluse

Aug 6th 2012, 12:29 pm
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Views: 3,534
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Been home 8 months and life is great :-D

We felt the same with our daughter and when one of her teachers emailed me to tell me she sits on her own in class every lunchtime and doesn't speak to anyone, we were so worried.
She did eventually...
Aug 6th 2012, 12:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,534
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Been home 8 months and life is great :-D

I have my Tim Horton mug and Tim Horton coffee for my machine but it's still not the same:( Although I have just found some french vanilla instant coffee in Waitrose that is almost as good...
Aug 6th 2012, 12:12 pm
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Views: 3,534
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Been home 8 months and life is great :-D

Probably just the weather, the rain seems to be never ending, although we don't seem to have it as bad as some, with flooding etc.... so thankful for that and there have been some pretty fantastic...
Aug 3rd 2012, 4:54 pm
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Views: 3,534
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Been home 8 months and life is great :-D

We were only in Canada just over a year, she was 13 when we left, she found it very hard to settle/make friends/school etc.... there, she was 15 on our return, so missed a whole school year and a bit...
Aug 3rd 2012, 3:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,534
Posted By marietuluse

Been home 8 months and life is great :-D

Been back in the UK now for 8 months after returning from Alberta, Canada to our home in Walton on the Hill, Stafford.

My last update was somewhat taken over by someone's personal remarks :( so...
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2012, 4:42 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 13,646
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Texting Canada from the UK

Or you could both buy a Blackberry, then BBM each other, rather than text, which is totally free in all countries :thumbsup: I have a T Mobile 12 month contract here in UK, for £15 a month you get...
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2012, 9:03 am
Replies: 106
Views: 9,327
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Thats It I think?

Hmmm yes but that could apply to ALL football clubs of days gone by, not exclusive to Wolves :D
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2012, 8:59 am
Replies: 106
Views: 9,327
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Thats It I think?

I knew someone would say that :p & unfortunately sad but very true :(
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2012, 6:00 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 9,327
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Thats It I think?

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When was the last time you went to a Wolves game and experienced this :confused::frown:
Wolves are one of the most family friendly clubs in the Premier League :p
Feb 21st 2012, 10:11 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Secondary schools

My daughter went to our local high school in our village ( Staffordshire) one of the best high schools in Staffs with a waiting list, anyway we moved to Canada and stayed 13 months, decided to go...
Jan 30th 2012, 7:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Have two shippers quotes any advice?

£3777.00, we packed all the boxes ourselves and even went to their depot in Calgary to pick up wrapping and wrapped our own furniture, I also labelled and numbered everything and did a list of...
Jan 30th 2012, 11:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Have two shippers quotes any advice?

Hi
We recently moved back from Alberta to UK, we used Tippett/Richardson :frown:
The first apt we had, they didn't bother to turn up? I phoned and he said he had car trouble....I said, did you...
Jan 15th 2012, 11:35 am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,016
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Travelling with pet on air transat

Well I am just saying this was our experience just 6 weeks ago, we phoned Air Transat, they put us through to said cargo dept, they said you can't book directly with us only an approved Pet Agency...
Jan 13th 2012, 10:31 am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,016
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Travelling with pet on air transat

It cost us 260 pounds to take our cat from the UK to Canada and a year later it cost us 970 pounds to bring her back, so you will find that it's more expensive to get them back than to take them...
Jan 13th 2012, 10:21 am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,016
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Travelling with pet on air transat

Yes, they do, Canadian Affair/Air Transat require a pet agency to book on your behalf, they won't let you book directly with them.

I do believe Air Canada will let you book directly with them and...
Jan 12th 2012, 4:11 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 19,937
Posted By marietuluse

Re: So happy to be home

Hi there,

I think you may get more advice and help if you start a new thread with a specific question in the 'Moving back to the UK' section as more people will read it and hopefully have some...
Jan 12th 2012, 3:38 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 19,937
Posted By marietuluse

Re: So happy to be home

That must be expensive, I would imagine with all the gear and lessons.....but surely the ice is free and readily available during winter ;) :rofl:
Jan 12th 2012, 3:28 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 19,937
Posted By marietuluse

Re: So happy to be home

:eek::eek::eek: and I thought athletics was expensive!
Jan 12th 2012, 3:23 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 19,937
Posted By marietuluse

Re: So happy to be home

& can you all shush with the food talk;) The kitchen fitters are putting new worktops in and I can't get into the kitchen to eat:( I've only had a packet of 'Frazzles' all day :lol:
Jan 12th 2012, 3:17 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 19,937
Posted By marietuluse

Re: So happy to be home

That's so true :thumbsup:

The other thing for us was the cost of kid's activities.
Our daughter has done athletics since the age of 8, represented the county at the age of 10 and 12 in long jump...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2012, 11:23 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,189
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Vacation in the UK

I LOVE this itinery, especially the York and Whitby stop off:thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2012, 11:13 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,189
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Vacation in the UK

This really sums you up totally, 'do england quickly just to say you've been'. Get back to Canada love as quickly as possible and give us all a break.[/QUOTE]

:thumbsup: :rofl:
Jan 12th 2012, 10:56 am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,016
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Travelling with pet on air transat

A friend of ours is flying back on 28th Jan, Calgary to Manchester ( I think it's Manchester? ) and it has cost $1500 for their dog + the treatments required...tick/tapeworm, form signing from the...
Jan 12th 2012, 10:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 9,543
Posted By marietuluse

Re: Where to buy Aus to UK plug adaptors

We bought one from Comet when we arrived back, as our daughter was desperate to charge her camera, it had lots of attachments for all different countries and was very good quality for a...
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