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Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2010, 3:45 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,883
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: New(ish) couple to Perth!!!

Ive just sent you a pm.

Im good to meet up, Im just in South Fremantle so not too far from you.

Im up for a bbq or meet in Freo or at the cafe in Coogee, i can cycle down.

Ive been here...
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2010, 12:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,883
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: New(ish) couple to Perth!!!

Hi Lucy/Jason

Im originally from Scotland but have spent most of my life in Sale, Cheshire, just down the road. Let me know if you fancy a meet up with you and everyone.
Arlene
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2010, 12:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Meet ups in Perth??...new couple arrived Nov 2009.

Hi

I live in South Freo, came out last year alone. Have friends here but they are all married with children and sometimes it is difficult to get out too often. Although not adverse to popping into...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2009, 2:10 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,883
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: New(ish) couple to Perth!!!

Hi Carl & Jen

Im 37 and live in Fremantle. Have a few friends here but they are all married with kids and Im restricted on how many nights out they can realistically have without getting them...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2008, 9:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Is there a meet up near Coomera Springs, QLD?

Hi

Thanks for the replies, I have forwarded them to my friend and said she should go, the rest is up to her. If she does come, her name is Kath.

Once again, thanks
:)
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2008, 11:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Is there a meet up near Coomera Springs, QLD?

Hi

I think Coomera Springs is about 30 mins from Surfers (It looks like it is east of South Stradbroke). She has been here for a while and feels homesick and isolated. She is 50 with grown up...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2008, 11:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Is there a meet up near Coomera Springs, QLD?

Hi

Can anyone tell me if there is a regular meet up near Coomer Springs, Queensland? A friend is having a hard time and needs some friendly faces and some positivity.

Thank you
:)
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2008, 9:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Car hires in perth etc

We have used Cottesloe car Hire many times. It is about 10 mins from Perth City or Fremantle, just off the Stirling Highway. Cars have been reliable, clean and of a high standard and reasonable...
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2008, 9:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Is there anyone who has activated their visa and still hasn't moved yet

We are in a similar position to many expats. Have the visa, validated but the housing market fell on its bum. We have decided that we will sort out renting out in Jan and get there asap into 2009!!
...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2008, 7:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Eyesight Requirement for Driving Licence in WA

Hi

I think that it isnt much different to the UK requirements. My OH laughed at me as I had contacts on and stumbled across MANY of the letters as I find it better to do tests in glasses rather...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2008, 3:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Eyesight Requirement for Driving Licence in WA

Hi

Not sure what the requirements are but I did my new licence last June and I wear glasses & contacts. My eyesight is -2.00 and all I have is a note on my licence that i must wear them for...
May 3rd 2008, 10:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: moving to australia (perth)

ill see if i can dig out the requirement list from our agent, follow it and your in - we got our visa 18 months ago with no problems, Just waiting for the house to sell........
Any questions just...
May 2nd 2008, 4:34 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: De Facto Relationship Question

we had the same problem - ill see if i can dig out the requirement list from our agent, follow it and your in - we got our visa 18 months ago with no problems. Any questions just ask (the defacto bit...
May 1st 2008, 6:49 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: NVQ3 for Telephone Engineer

For australian liscene go to www.howtodoit.org - email trevor via the site and ask for RPL for open liscence training - he will tell you everything you need for convertion to australian working -...
May 1st 2008, 5:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: NVQ3 for Telephone Engineer

Hi Im also Bt openreach and have been granted visa on telecomms trade. Are you trying to get an australian liscence or qualifications for passing the TRA???
May 1st 2008, 5:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: moving to australia (perth)

Hi, We have been lucky enough to have been granted our visa but are still waiting to sell the house, we went through the same process you will need to do!!! I am presuming you guys are not married??...
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2007, 8:39 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 7,683
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Web sites for downloading UK TV?

I would love an invite if anyone could send me one for the box
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2007, 8:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: BT hub and wireless router

hi all, Any router from the uk should work - just not BT Home hub or SKY configured netgears as the are service provider specific. A normal negear router or Belkin are usually ok and come with...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2007, 10:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 6,014
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: what do people pack in their suitcases when emigrating

pack clothes for comfort for the season you are arriving in - dont worry for the rest as your gear will arrive - if not you are insured!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

cheers
Watty n arls
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2007, 12:25 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Much help needed - newbies!!!

Hello and welcome

We used Sue at Ian Harrop & Associates. We paid 1500 for their services and they were really good. We also had the TRA, PCC, Meds and application to pay for on top. Sue was...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2007, 10:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: BT hub and wireless router

Hi,
If it is a BT HomeHub then it will not work on anything other than a BT Broadband line (ie *@btinternet or *@btbroadband ) as they are programmed not to allow other logins to be used.

any...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 15th 2007, 11:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 20,209
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: What the Hell is a FENSA Certificate.

Hi

Sorry to hear you are having a nightmare.

We did too, we fell into that trap last December.
The only ways round it are:
if you havent made any enquiries regarding the FENSA report then...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2007, 1:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: Car Hire Perth / Mandurah. Cheaper than the big companies?

Hi

On recommendation we used Cottesloe Car Hire in Swanbourne, between the City and Fremantle. I paid $20 per day for a 7 day hire for a bog standard 1.2 automatic. It was clean and new. We didnt...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 31st 2007, 2:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: House sale fell through.......gutted

Julie

Hope you are feeling a little better. You have every right to feel MAD :curse:

Be patient it will happen and you will soon be on your way. Stay positive. That is what is getting us...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 28th 2007, 11:11 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By Watty'n'Arls

Re: BT Broadband!! Anyone have any advice?

Give your months notice in writing - keep a copy and send recorded delivery, cancel the direct debit!!!!. I beleave that as your initial contract was for 12 months you are in the clear. And if not...
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