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Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2014, 7:59 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,520
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Thinking of Canada - advice please!

hiya. I have lived in Toronto Ontario and the UK. If you have the dream when you are young, go for it!! Canada is a big place but heck my parents did it when they were young with me and they made IT...
Aug 28th 2012, 8:36 am
Replies: 105
Views: 12,944
Posted By dewdrop

Re: where would you retire to in UK?

TBH we didnt even know about that £40 potato:eek:
Aug 27th 2012, 7:24 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 12,944
Posted By dewdrop

Re: where would you retire to in UK?

we live in Torbay, English Riveria and find it a lovely place to live. so much to see and do...pick a beach, any beach...
Aug 23rd 2012, 6:22 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 12,944
Posted By dewdrop

Re: where would you retire to in UK?

Just read your post... worked hard to find where we wanted.Moved from Canada to Uk 3 years ago now,..lived in Suffolk for 9mths but something for us wasnt right..we are down here is Devon now. living...
Feb 6th 2012, 8:44 am
Replies: 17
Views: 10,541
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Sudbury,Suffolk

hiya belle,
we actually like St, Neots. alittle bit further away but having 3 children wanted a bit more than what sudbury had to offer us, and really like the feel of this small market town better....
Feb 5th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 10,541
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Sudbury,Suffolk

we were newcomers to the uk...and rented in stowmarket, we wanted to buy a property, and even went to sudbury to have a look around, as a new persons views, it was nice, but wasnt sure it was for...
Sep 3rd 2011, 6:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By dewdrop

Re: We are finally doing it!!!!!

good luck with your house sell. we moved back 2years ago now..from Toronto(area) small town...took about 2mths to sell not bad. really in a recession.
We have had our up/downs here, missing abit of...
May 6th 2011, 6:04 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 11,218
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Devon or Cornwall from NZ

If you check rightmove or findaproperty you can see what house prices are going for in your budget. With that being said, you can get a2-3 bed property with sea views for £239,000+ but there are some...
May 4th 2011, 8:23 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 11,218
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Devon or Cornwall from NZ

We moved to Torbay area in 2009 from Canada. we love it here, lots of gorgeous scenery and lots of things for the children to do. We live in Paignton..every place in my opinion has good/bad.
Hubby...
Oct 9th 2010, 6:16 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 6,245
Posted By dewdrop

Re: We're home!!!

Hello Faye

We Love Devon and have never lived here b4 either...originally from London but grew up in Canada... there is so much to see and do here, from the seaside to the countryside..train links...
Sep 29th 2010, 1:04 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 6,245
Posted By dewdrop

Re: We're home!!!

I'm so glad to hear you are back again.

we are here as well...I was born in UK, grew up in Canada, so not sure which is home right now.

Keep the posts coming..glad you have a little help,...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2010, 12:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Whitby Ontario

I used to live in Whitby, my parents immigrated in the 70's from London, UK..I'm now back in the UK..but, with that being said..Whitby is ok...there isn't much sense of community..ITS just a big...
May 6th 2010, 9:28 am
Replies: 39
Views: 6,591
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Anyone moving back knowing its going to financially tougher?

Absolutley anything right now!..hubby has applied to farm help and even they turned him down.
He's a millwright by trade(Industrial machine repair)...worked 25 years at GM Canada.
all we see now is...
May 6th 2010, 9:23 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,962
Posted By dewdrop

Re: 3 years in Canada - keep thinking of England!

I wanted to get to know my homeland, really(check my older posts), Its an emotional journey as well!... ..ppl are friendly, and have made some nice friends here. (although moving 300miles to Devon...
May 5th 2010, 7:44 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,962
Posted By dewdrop

Re: 3 years in Canada - keep thinking of England!

WE just left Toronto, to come to England..and i'm having all the same feelings you are having NO one warns us of all the emotions we have to go thru to immigrate..IT CErtainly isn't for the faint of...
May 5th 2010, 7:39 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,591
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Anyone moving back knowing its going to financially tougher?

we moved back last August with 3 children...and we are still having trouble finding work...hubby had a great job in Canada but got laid off with maybe a call back in the later future, so WE decided...
Apr 16th 2010, 3:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By dewdrop

Re: House prices in UK - report

We have only been in the UK for 8mths now, and I agree with John, Devon, (beautiful as it is) does have some reasonably priced homes...With that being said, WE just purchased our first home down...
Mar 14th 2010, 3:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,827
Posted By dewdrop

Re: used campervans in UK

gumtree or google may help?
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2010, 1:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Landed 4th March 2010 at Toronto

Enjoy your new country!!! I've lived there for 30+yrs.
Feb 22nd 2010, 11:36 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,823
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Moving Back at 46

I was 3 when i left UK and now early 40's and just moved back..yes, its a bit of a culture shock..ppl are very friendly have been very helpful...the hardest part is work for OH.

I have been here...
Feb 11th 2010, 1:12 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 17,756
Posted By dewdrop

Feb 11th 2010, 12:06 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 17,756
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Canada to UK Removal Companies info Please

We were in TORonto, ONtario and moved to UK last summer, used a 20ft container in Aug/09 cost $8230.00 quoted me alot more but i got two quotes from another shippers. WE thought we would try to cram...
Jan 14th 2010, 3:46 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 8,558
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Unsettled - Update after 4 months in uk

I feel the same way, we moved here aug 09 from ontario canada (after 30+yrs) and its still hard for us..we sold our house and moved over...which wasnt' a last minute thing, it was well thought off...
Nov 24th 2009, 2:35 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 8,685
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Anyone experiencing reverse culture shock?

I'm feeling that same way myself...living in canada since a child..near Toronto, small town etc...and just returned to my roots, only been here 3mths and getting a bit homesick for what was???? maybe...
Oct 13th 2009, 9:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By dewdrop

Re: Spouse Visa for Canadian

We had to do it all in Canada as we didn't know how long it would take to process and we have children so we didn't want to do it separately ( the move) we did have assets...house, etc..

...I...
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