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Forum: Singapore
Mar 3rd 2013, 7:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Finding Staff

Hi Britishbloke,

We have been contemplating a move to Asia (Singapore or Malaysia) over the last year but yet to take the plunge! I am a teacher and have some contacts to get a job 'somewhere' at...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,982
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Talking your partner into coming back with you?

The healthcare situation would terrify me but I would say he definitely needs to come here first. If you don't it will all be on your shoulders if things don't work out for you.

It was a big ask...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,982
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Talking your partner into coming back with you?

Hi Kaybay, I so feel for you.... I moved back with my husband and 2 children. We were lucky as we were able to move with my mum for a while (too long really) and then landed good jobs. This all went...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 2nd 2012, 2:32 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By lilybilly101

Developer jobs in Singapore v Johor Bahru

Hi all,

My family and I may be moving to Johor in August. We will be living on a school campus so we won't have any accommodation concerns or bills :thumbsup:

My concern is my husband and his...
Oct 8th 2012, 7:29 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,866
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Possible move to JB from UK

Hi there PBC. We too are contemplating a move to Malaysia which is completely mental because we just arrived here 2 years ago from Canada. I feel like we've just got settled with jobs, become part of...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 8th 2012, 12:13 am
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Canada to UK to Malaysia?

Great, thank you for these. We will look at companies around Singapore and Johor as my friend/colleague says the school is 12 minutes from the border.

We are very much at the inquiring stage so...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 3rd 2012, 6:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Canada to UK to Malaysia?

I think he'd probably like a university environment. He has his Microsoft exams (I think all of them). Would it be wise for him to wait until he gets there or try for a job from here.
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 3rd 2012, 6:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Canada to UK to Malaysia?

Thanks so much both of you. I'll pass on the info to him and see what he thinks. It's going to be a trickier transition for him as the kids and I will be on campus and I will be teaching a British...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 2nd 2012, 2:10 am
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By lilybilly101

Canada to UK to Malaysia?

Hi all,

I'm new to the Malaysia part of this forum (been in Canadian and Back to Uk parts) and here to ask some advice.

HERE'S THE BACKGROUND - My family have been in Canada for 7 years (hubby...
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 26th 2012, 6:18 am
Replies: 71
Views: 10,627
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: 6 months

Sorry to jump here...I'm back home in the UK after living on Vancouver Island for 7 years. We found the school system had the same problems. My niece came from a school in London and was told she was...
Jul 17th 2012, 3:25 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,058
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: A very sad day

My Airedale was killed in an a road accident and I could hardly believe the pain I felt. I'm so, so sorry for you all. It's a huge hole in the family. I remember the house feeling terribly empty.
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Jul 12th 2012, 11:28 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,939
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: We've Finally Made the Move!

Just to let you know my colleague is the new drama teacher at Marlborough and she's amazing. Your children will love Drama with her!
Forum: Back Home
Jul 9th 2012, 6:46 pm
Replies: 164
Views: 25,459
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Back 3 Months After 22 Years Away

Fantastic Sally. You really have got to grips with British life and seem to be enjoying all the aspects of it that I enjoy too. I'm a keen theatre goer which was very limited on Vancouver Island...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 10th 2012, 2:13 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Jubilee Magic

Keeps you on your toes. A strong brolly was needed too as it was quite windy. My Aldi Union Jack brolly struggled. It was a great time to be home eh? Wet, windy but laughing all the time I find!
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 10th 2012, 2:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Jubilee Magic

We were in Canada for few years and I'm married to one too! Oh to have married the boy next door!!! Where were you in the UK? Are you coming back to the same area? Is hubby 'up for it' or is he under...
Jun 10th 2012, 1:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,028
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: big decision

If you've no kids what harm can it do trying it? You sound like your esy either way so I would go where the job was I think.

I wouldn't, couldn't go back to Canada because I just love being back...
Jun 10th 2012, 1:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Hackney? Really?

Stoke Newington is fantastic. Pricey though!
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 7th 2012, 8:43 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 25,583
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Curse of the Expat

So true for me too SS. 'They' just need a gentle reminder from us that it is truly fabulous here........even on a grey evening in June, it's lovely, fun, exciting, beautiful, cultural, historical,...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 5th 2012, 12:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Jubilee Magic

Shame that you missed it all but lots of fun to be had on your return I'm sure. There's just so much going on back in the UK compared to where we were in Canada. There always seems to be something to...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 4th 2012, 7:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By lilybilly101

Jubilee Magic

Had the best day yesterday despite the rain.....in fact it almost was because of the rain that made it so special!

As I approached our local street party, tears filled my eyes, (in fact I cried on...
Jun 4th 2012, 7:50 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,416
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: I booked our son a flight back to UK.

Fantastic news. And the jitters are quite natural. We had a few wobbly knee moments....in fact a pack of Valium may have come in handy on certain days. Best of luck in your journey. I'll so look...
May 27th 2012, 10:21 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,104
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Back in sad circumstances

Such terribly sad news. There are no words when faced with losing those we love. God bless. x
Apr 29th 2012, 10:18 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 13,019
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: Advice needed ....moving to manchester

I'm from Romiley. It's safe nad quite pretty. Bredbury...not so nice....Marple Bridge and Marple are very good areas and extremely pretty. PM me if you want more info. Quite expensive but worth it....
Apr 25th 2012, 8:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 15,796
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: flying dog Canada to England

It was almost $1500 in total for us so not sure what that's about. Double, triple check. Is he the size of a small squirrel?
Forum: Back Home
Apr 22nd 2012, 1:26 pm
Replies: 24
NHS
Views: 4,699
Posted By lilybilly101

Re: NHS

I wish the papers would print stories like this! It must be so disheartening for the fab docs and nurses of Britain who work so hard, then be rubbished in the news. The papers are the main cause for...
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